2700 N. Tamiami TrailSarasota, FL 34234-5895 941-351-5100
http://www.ringling.edu/about/ admissions@ringling.edu
About Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Year of Foundation 1931
  • Size of Campus 49 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,088
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 46%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Least selective
  • Application Fee $70
  • Enrollment No. 1,318
Ringling College of Art and Design is a private, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offering the Bachelor's degree in 14 disciplines. The College is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design [AICAD] and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design [NASAD]. Located on Florida's Gulf Coast, the picturesque 35-acre campus now includes 90 buildings, and attracts close to 1,300 students from 43 states and 23 foreign countries. It is recognized as being among the best and most innovative visual arts colleges in the United States as well as a leader in the use of technology in the arts.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations 4%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of frats 2
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Number of sororities 1
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Coffeehouses, Black History Month, Women's History Month, Alcohol and Drug Awareness, Sexual Responsibility, Alternative Spring Break Trips, Intramural Sports, Recreational Activities such as swimming with the Manatees and horseback riding, cruises, Broomb
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Interfaith Council, FOCAS (Fellowship of Christian Art Students)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Sarasota/Bradenton (2), Tampa (56)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Sarasota (2)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 25%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 60%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 68%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 37%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 19
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 33%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 4%
  • Number of students using college housing 48%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (9%), women's dorms (16%), men's dorms (10%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (63%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 48,608
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 129,416
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Microforms 0
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious, other
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,010
  • Museums Selby Gallery (art gallery), Crossley Student Gallery, Ann and Alfred Goldstein Center
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Subscriptions 340
  • Computer Courses No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities Special Handmade Artists' Books Collection, Center for Career Services
  • OS of Wifi Network Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Library On Campus Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 11%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Electronic Arts, Hallmark, Lucas Arts Entertainment, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Dreamworks, American Greetings, Rhythm & Hues, Blue Sky Studios
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 85%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,128
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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