1280 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30309 -
About Atlanta College of Art
  • Year of Foundation 1905
  • Size of Campus 2 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population N/A
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $18,500
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No.
The Atlanta College of Art (ACA), established in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1905, was the first non-profit college of visual art in the Southeastern United States. As an original and founding member of Atlanta's Woodruff Arts Center, the Atlanta College of Art was adjoined with the High Museum of Art, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Alliance Theatre. The college was located in Midtown Atlanta on Peachtree Street, a business district and home of the arts and culture in metropolitan Atlanta. The college offered studies in the mediums of drawing, painting, printmaking, photograghy, sculpture, digital art, video and graphic design. The school also offered programming to the greater Atlanta community through the Georgia Artists Registry, ACA Gallery shows, community education classes for adults, and summer programs in the arts for children and teens.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Juried Student Show; Annual Student Art Sale; Graduating Senior Show
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Atlanta, Georgia (13), Birmingham, AL (147)
  • Distance to nearest train Atlanta, GA (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Atlanta, GA (7)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (93%), special housing for disabled students (7%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 1
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
Campus Services
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 98,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Library Facilities 1650 Artists' Books; 1700 vertical files; 500 Rare Book holdings
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 30,000
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 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)
  • Museums The High Museum of Art, ACA Gallery, student gallery, 25 studios and labs, 25 individual student painting studios, 2 etching presses, 3 stone lithographic presses, 4 relief presses, Hollander paper beater, book press, process camera, 3 darkrooms, 16,700 sq
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Subscriptions 200
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided placement service
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing
  • Student Computer Availability No
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,900
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Industrial Light & Magic, CNN (Headline News, CNN Interactive, CNN en Espanol, CNN fn.com), Discovery Channel, Earthlink, Turner Broadcasting, Rolling Stone Magazine, CNET: The Computer Network, Gigawatt Entertainment
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 32%