Columbus College of Art and Design: College Preview

    Columbus College of Art and Design: College Preview


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: > $3,000
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    If you’re a high school student in grades 10-12 considering a future in art and design, CCAD College Preview will make your decision clear—and earn you three college credits. You'll be able to experience any of our fine arts programs all taught by our talented faculty and staff.


    You'll select one of our programs below to center your studies during CCAD College Preview. This will provide you with a focused, foundational understanding of specific tracks or media within the specialty. You can also choose from one of the minors below. Each of the programs will be limited to 12 seats.

    Can't choose one program to focus on? Choose one of our multidisciplinary tracks. They'll allow you to sample more areas of study with your time.


    • Animation
    • Comics & Narrative
    • Fashion Design
    • Fine Arts
    • Illustration


    • Advertising & Graphic Design
    • Animation
    • Comics & Narrative
    • Film & Video
    • Illustration
    • Photography

    Multidisciplinary tracks
    Can't choose just one program to focus on? Choose one of three multidisciplinary tracks. This will allow you to sample more disciplines. 

    • Advertising & Graphic Design, Film & Video, and Photography 
    • Contemporary Crafts, Fashion Design, Industrial Design, and Interior Design
    • Animation, Comics & Narrative Practice, and Illustration


    CCAD offers scholarships to help you finance your College Preview program. If you are interested, please complete one of the online scholarship applications.

    Merit-based scholarships are awarded to exceptional students who demonstrate talent in their creative portfolios. Judging is based on your portfolio, GPA, letters of recommendation and personal statement. Please complete an online scholarship application by clicking on Apply Now Button above. 

    Need-based scholarships are awarded to students who have limited financial resources. To apply please complete an online scholarship application at SlideRoom along with filling out the NACAC Request for Application Fee Waiver Form. The NACAC form will be used to determine financial need. Your High school counselor or another designated official will need to fill out and sign Fee Waiver form.

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