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    Cornish College of the Arts

    Cornish College of the Arts


    • Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
    • Top Majors: Art and Design, Music, Theater, Dance
    • Type: Private, Nonprofit
    • Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
    • Campus Setting: Urban
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Work Study
    • Gender: Coed
    • Country: United States
    • In State Tuition: $35,350
    • Out of State Tuition: $35,350
    • Affiliation: The Common App
    • Religious Affiliation: None
    • CEEB: 58
    • IPED: 235024
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    This premier private college located in Seattle, Washington, offers undergraduate Bachelor of Fine Art and Bachelor of Music programs in both the visual and performing arts. A "Summer at Cornish" program allows teens to explore their artistic passions while still in high school.

    Cornish College of the Arts is an exhilarating place to study a distinctive blend of visual and performing arts grounded in a core curriculum of humanities and sciences.

    Located in the center of Seattle, Washington,  this four-year college offers a Bachelor of Music degree and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in art, dance, design, music, performance production, and theater. Students are encouraged to exchange ideas, experiment and find their unique artistic voices in ways both innovative and traditional.

    Those interested in the music, theater, dance, or performance production have multiple opportunities throughout their four years to be part of on-campus performances as well as intern or perform outside of the College. Cornish graduates range from Grammy-nominated singers to Broadway performers, but many decide to remain in Seattle to be part of the city's varied cultural life.

    Art and design students can work in a variety of mediums, ranging from the traditional to experimental. Anything from drawing a dancer to motion capture on film is possible. The first year Foundations program allows freshmen to explore art, design, film, and media prior to deciding on their final concentration.

    Cornish also offers "Summer at Cornish" for teens still in high school.

    Cornish is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.  Housing on campus will be in a state-of-the-art new residence hall starting Fall 2015.


    • It gave me a real taste of what to expect attending full time.

      - Art and Design Student - July 31, 2018