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Art Center College of Design

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Art Center College of Design History                                       

Art Center College of Design is an American private and non-profit art school located in Pasadena, California. The college was initially based in downtown Los Angeles and was established as Art Center School in 1930. The college adopted its present name in 1965 and moved to Pasadena in 1976. It currently enrols over 1700 students.

Art Center College of Design Programs, Courses, and Schools

Art Center College of Design offers graduate degrees in Art, Environmental Design, Film, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Media Design Practices, and Transportation Systems and Design. The college also offers a range of interdisciplinary programs and extension programs.

Art Center College of Design offers undergraduate programs in Advertising, Entertainment Design, Film and Theatre, Environmental Design, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Illustration, Interaction Design, Photography and imaging, Product Design, and Transportation Design.

Art Center College of Design Campuses

Art Center College of Design is based on two campuses in Pasadena, California. The Hillside campus is the older campuses of the two and houses the administrative headquarters of the college in addition to classrooms, studio spaces, library, student and exhibit galleries, multimedia labs with 3D printing facilities, and interior simulation lab.

Art Center College of Design also runs another facility called the South campus which was opened in 2004. The campus comprises of modern teaching facilities in addition to 16000 square foot exhibition space, recreation centre, auditoriums, and design based learning labs.

Art Center College of Design Achievements

Art Center College of Design is ranked 10th amongst top 25 best design schools in the world by Business Insider. The school’s Illustration programs is also ranked 4th amongst top 40 Illustration Programs in the United States by Animation Career Review.

Art Center College of Design is also ranked 2nd amongst the best colleges for Design and Applied arts by College Factual. The college is also ranked 3rd best for Graphic Design and 15th best for Fine Arts in the united States by US News and World Report.

Art Center College of Design USP

Art Center College of Design has received a number of programmatic and specialised accreditations from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The campus of the college was also declared historic monument by the City of Pasadena Council.

Art Center College of Design is not a very selective institution and has an acceptance rate of 71%. The college also attracts a large number of international students owing to its reputation and also offers a number of exchange programs for students.

Art Center College of Design Notable Alumni

Michael Bay (American film director), Mike Shinoda (American musician), Lee Friedlander (American photographer), and Jeff Soto (American artist). 

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1700 Lida St, Pasadena, CA 91103, United States,United States of America