Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design (RMCAD)

1600 Pierce St, Lakewood, CO

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Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, located in Denver, CO, is a private art institution that offers interested students education in the fields of art and design. Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design has several programs to choose from. Here are the more popular programs offered:

  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Illustration
  • Animation
  • Fine Studio Arts
  • Art Teacher Education

Student and special services are available at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, providing personal and academic assistance for students, which includes:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Students can use various means to evaluate school performance. A school's graduation and loan default rates are among the strongest indicators of educational and career success. Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design has an annual graduation rate of 56%, and a loan default rate of near 13%.

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission having first received its accreditation from that agency in 2000. Please visit for more information on programs offered and consumer disclosures.

Programs Offered

Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.

Learn more about programs available at Rocky Mountain 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 (PhD,...)

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences


Visual and Performing Arts

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at RMCAD is -. In order to calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. A fee of $50 is required from all applicants. The tuition and financial aid figures listed show various costs that students may encounter at RMCAD. The numbers may not be accurate due to changing factors in a given year, and are only intended to provide a guideline for students.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $16,000-$19,000
  • Per unit charges are around $650 for part time students
  • Required fees for full-time students: $530

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • The estimated tuition range for graduate students is around $20,000-$24,000 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $850-$1,000 per unit
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $260

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$2,502
Receiving Student Loans89%$5,245

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