500 17th Street NW Washington, DC 20006-4804 202-639-1814
http://www.corcoran.edu admissions@corcoran.org
About Corcoran College of Art and Design
  • Year of Foundation 1890
  • Size of Campus 7 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 520
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 64%, 36%, 73%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $24,289
  • Room and Board $10,795
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 352
Focused on the idea of direct and intensely creative education, the Corcoran College of Art+ Design is the only college of art and design in the museum-and college-rich environment of Washington, D.C. It is one of the only art schools in the country fully integrated with a world-class museum. The Corcoran’s vibrant and active community includes more than 600 degree students pursuing a wide range of associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in the visual arts. Undergraduate studies culminate with an exhibition in the main galleries of the Corcoran’s own renowned museum, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, while MA candidates may produce a symposium, publicly defend their theses in our Atrium, or exhibit in the galleries. The College belongs to the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area and the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design; these affiliations extend our classrooms, allowing students access to coursework at other Colleges and Universities in Washington and beyond. The Corcoran’s career office provides support, development, and guidance, helping students secure internships and jobs at National Geographic, American Red Cross, the Smithsonian Institution, National Public Radio, and The Washington Post, just to name a few.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, honor code, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Student Art Exhibitions
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Dean's List
  • Setting Urban
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Washington, DC (5), Dulles, VA (25)
  • Distance to nearest train Washington, DC (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Washington, DC (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 100%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 27%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%), apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 1
Campus Services
  • Museums Corcoran Museum of Art
  • Number Of Subscriptions 170
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help other
  • Online Course Registration Available N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 8
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 8
  • Counseling Services personal, academic, psychological
  • Internet Access No
  • Number Of Books in Library 36,800
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 300
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 129
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 15,000
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 129
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Mac
  • Computer Courses Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years 70%
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 60%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 40%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Smithsonian, National Geographic, AOL, New York Times, Washington Post, Apple Computer
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis