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Columbus College of Art & Design is one of the nation’s oldest and largest private art instuitions. We’ve been leading the way in educating elite U.S. and international talent for more than 135 years. Here you’ll bring your ideas to life through a rigorous, studio-based curriculum that will challenge you to think, create and work at the highest level. You’ll explore and push boundaries in our state-of-the-art facilities. You’ll grow from close mentorships with world-class faculty. This is the place to answer your calling. A place to unleash your full creative fire. Start your story by applying today.

COME VISIT

There is no better way to get a feel for a school than by walking the campus and talking to students, faculty and staff. Future students and their parents are warmly invited to visit CCAD in Columbus, OH. We hold campus tours Monday through Friday at 9:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. and meetings Monday through Friday at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Plan on 90 minutes for your visit or longer if you want to sit in on a class. Plan your visit.

Undergraduate (Bachelor of Fine Arts)  Contact our Admissions Office at 614.222.3261 or admissions@ccad.edu.

Graduate (Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design)  Contact John Cairns at 614.222.3249 or jcairns.1@ccad.edu.

Interested in bringing a class to CCAD? We also offer opportunities for groups to visit on Tuesdays and Fridays. If you’d like to schedule a group visit, please contact our Admissions Office at 614.222.3261 or admissions@ccad.edu.
 
 

REQUEST INFO

Undergraduate (Bachelor of Fine Arts)  Ask about first-year or transfer admission for the fall or spring term. Request more information here. Complete the form and we'll mail you additional information about CCAD. 

Graduate (Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design)  For more details on our graduate program, tell us about yourself here and we'll send you information about CCAD.

Additional Programs – Interested in a non-degree option? CCAD offers many courses for youthsadults and educators

Admissions Events

  • - Medical and Immunization Forms due
    Academic Calendar / Admissions Calendar
  • - CCAD Connect
    Admissions Calendar / For Alumni / Public Events
  • - Fall 2016 Final Application Deadline
    Academic Calendar / Admissions Calendar
  • Jun 12 to Jun 13 - Orientation 1 for incoming BFA students (Fall 2017)
    Academic Calendar / Admissions Calendar
  • Jun 15 to Jun 16 - Orientation 2 for incoming BFA students (Fall 2017)
    Academic Calendar / Admissions Calendar
  • Jun 19 to Jun 20 - Orientation 3 for incoming BFA students (Fall 2017)
    Academic Calendar / Admissions Calendar
  • - Orientation 4 for incoming BFA students (Fall 2017)
    Academic Calendar / Admissions Calendar

WE'RE HERE TO HELP

Admissions Counselor Alissa Breakiron, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).

Alissa Breakiron

Admissions Counselor

Contact Alissa if you live in northeast Ohio and have questions about applications, portfolios, scholarships or deadlines.

614.222.3239

abreakiron.1@ccad.edu

Graduate Admissions Counselor John Cairns, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).

John Cairns

Graduate Admissions Counselor

Contact John if you have questions about graduate applications or admissions requirements.  

614.222.3249

jcairns.1@ccad.edu

Admissions Counselor Jasmine Forbes, Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD).

Jasmine Forbes

Admissions Counselor

Contact Jasmine if you live in the southeastern U.S. and have questions about applications, portfolios, scholarships or deadlines.

614.222.3204

jforbes@ccad.edu

Thom Glick

Director of Recruiting

Contact Thom if you have general questions about admissions.

614.222.3206

tglick.1@ccad.edu

Kira Magrann

Senior Admissions Counselor and Transfer Coordinator

Contact Kira if you have questions about transfer student admissions requirements or transfer policies.

614.222.3262

kmagrann@ccad.edu

Jonathon Neeley

Associate Director of International Recruiting

Contact Jonathon if you have questions about international student admissions requirements, immigration status, visas or to schedule an appointment to visit the school. 

614.222.3265

jneeley@ccad.edu

Jay Ross

Admissions Counselor

Contact Jay if you live in northwest Ohio, Detroit, Chicago or the western U.S. and you have questions about applications, portfolios, scholarships or deadlines.

614.222.3289

jross@ccad.edu

Jordan Smith

Director of Outreach Programs

Contact Jordan if you have questions about CCAD College Preview, CCAD Discovery Club, Educators' Summer Studio, Scholastics Art Awards or College Credit Plus.

614.222.3236

jsmith.9@ccad.edu

Nick Weiss

Admissions Counselor

Contact Nick if you live in central Ohio and have questions about applications, portfolios, scholarships or deadlines.

614.222.3210

nweiss.1@ccad.edu