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 on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • 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
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • 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)
Student Housing
  • 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
  • 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
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 98,000
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities 1650 Artists' Books; 1700 vertical files; 500 Rare Book holdings
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 30,000
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 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
  • 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 Subscriptions 200
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Basic Services Provided placement service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • 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%
  • 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