Corcoran College of Art and Design
500 Seventeenth Street, NW, Washington, DC
- FAFSA School Code: 011950
- Phone: (202) 639-1800
- School Homepage
- Phone: (202) 639-1814
- Admissions Page
Financial Aid Office
- Phone: (202) 639-1816
- Financial Aid Page
Corcoran College of Art and Design, located in Washington, DC, is a nonprofit private art institution that offers interested students a comprehensive education and training in the fields of art and design. Over twenty different programs are offered at Corcoran College of Art and Design, and it awards degrees up to a Master's degree. The more popular programs among aspiring artists are listed below:
- Fine Studio Arts
- Interior Design
- Art History
- Art Teacher Education
To help students and alumni succeed, Corcoran College of Art and Design may offer some services to students including:
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
Students can use a variety of means to evaluate school performance. A school's graduation and loan default rates are among the strongest indicators of educational and career success. Corcoran College of Art and Design has an annual graduation rate of 57%, and a loan default rate of near 4%.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has accredited the education provided by Corcoran College of Art and Design for over twenty-nine straight years. To see more and get consumer disclosures, please visit corcoran.edu.
The following is a list of areas of study available at Corcoran College of Art and Design. Programs that have a link will take you to the program's profile page where education requirements, career pathways, and other information is available.
Learn more about programs available at Corcoran College of Art and Design by clicking on the request information button.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
Visual and Performing Arts
- Fine Studio Arts (A, B)
- Interior Design (M)
- Art History (M)
- Graphic Design (A, B, C)
- Photography (B)
- Fine Arts and Art Studies (M)
- Jewelry Design (C)
- Illustration (C)
- Drawing (C)
- Art Teacher Education (M)
Communications and Journalism
- Photojournalism (B)
- Museum Studies (M)
Computer and Information Sciences
- Web Design (C)
- Prepress , Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design (C)
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The cost of attendance is approximately $27,900 per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The cost to submit an application is $45. The financial aid department provides information and resources for students seeking out financial options. Their phone number is (202) 639-1816. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details
- The estimated tuition range is around $31,000-$37,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $1,000-$1,200 per unit
- Required fees for full-time students: $210
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition estimates are between $25,000-$30,000 for graduate students
- Per unit charges are around $1,400 for part time students
- Required fees for graduate students are around $210
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$16,586|
|Receiving Student Loans||96%||$11,515|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 4%.