Ringling College of Art and Design: Review & Facts

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Ringling College of Art and Design is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,265 students enrolled. This college was established in 1931 and is one of the 8 colleges and schools located in Sarasota, Florida.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
12
Fair
Ringling College of Art and Design will give you the opportunity to receive a bachelor's degree.

Ringling College of Art and Design follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are Graphic Design and Animation, Art, Photography, Film and Acting, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
84%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Ringling College of Art and Design is high at 84% (well above Florida average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Ringling College of Art and Design is average: 67%.

Student to faculty ratio at Ringling is good, 11:1. Read more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,200
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high - $38,800 a year. The additional fees at Ringling (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $3,400; this totals $42,200 annually.

Read the details about Ringling College of Art and Design additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
As reported in recent data, 1,492 applications were submitted and 1,142 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Ringling College of Art and Design is $70.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Ringling College of Art and Design and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (800) 255-7695 or check Ringling College of Art and Design Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,500
High
Ringling College of Art and Design provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Ringling College of Art and Design, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Ringling College of Art and Design provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,000 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high -- approximately $7,500 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Ringling College of Art and Design seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Ringling College of Art and Design Location and Maps



Post Address: Ringling College of Art and Design, 2700 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34234-5895, USA
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