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Columbus College of Art and Design



About Columbus College of Art and Design

Think. Create. Thrive.
Founded in 1879, CCAD is one of the oldest private art and design colleges in the United States, offering 12 undergraduate majors and two graduate programs in art and design that produce graduates equipped to shape culture and business at the highest level.
CCAD is committed to diversity and has been educating elite talent for more than 135 years. It's a place for people who think differently, care about the larger world, and strive for greater understanding of the human community.   CCAD is located just south of Columbus State in downtown Columbus near the Columbus Museum of Art.  


Information for Columbus State Students


Columbus College of Art and Design Contact for Columbus State Students

Please contact the Admissions Office at CCAD by calling 614-222-3261 or by email at   CCAD visits the Columbus and Delaware Campuses periodically throughout the year.   Please consult the visit schedule to determine when CCAD will be on campus next.   



BFA Advertising & Graphic Design AAS Digital Design and Graphics 2+2
BFA Photography AAS Digital Photography  2+2