Cleveland Institute of Art: Admission & Tests

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Here is a quick overview of Cleveland Institute of Art general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Cleveland Institute of Art admission criteria are somewhat competitive; in 2015-16 the school accepted 65 percent of the applicants.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Cleveland Institute of Art usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$40
Cleveland Institute of Art requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Cleveland Institute of Art is $40.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Aptitude Test is common bit of the application procedure. 37 percent of applicants at Cleveland Institute of Art submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 460 to 640 on Critical Reading, from 460 to 600 on Math, and from 430 to 620 on Writing. Based off those numbers, if you scored above 600 in SAT Critical Reading, 560 in SAT Math, and 570 in SAT Writing, that is enough to be accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
430
550
600

SAT Math
430
530
560

SAT Writing
400
530
570

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is important part of the application procedure at Cleveland Institute of Art. 67% of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 19 to 28 on Composite, from 19 to 27 on English, and from 16 to 27 on Math. It looks like if you have got above 26 in ACT Composite, 25 in ACT English, and 25 in ACT Math - that should make you safe for being accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
18
24
26

ACT English
18
23
25

ACT Math
15
22
25

Contact Admissions

Phone
(216)
421-7000
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Cleveland Institute of Art, please contact this college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (216) 421-7000 or check Cleveland Institute of Art Website

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