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The College for Creative Studies in Detroit
The College for Creative Studies in Detroit

College for Creative Studies (CCS) is a leading arts education institution in the United States. It is a private, fully accredited, four-year college located in Detroit, Michigan. CCS is credited with having one of the world’s most recognized programs in transportation design and for placing more graduates in automotive design than any other school. The school is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of thirty-six leading art schools in the United States. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 325 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 520 pixel, file size: 433 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Description: The College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan Source: Photo by stanthejeep Date: November 21, 2006 Location: Detroit, MI Author: stanthejeep File historyClick on... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 325 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 520 pixel, file size: 433 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Description: The College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan Source: Photo by stanthejeep Date: November 21, 2006 Location: Detroit, MI Author: stanthejeep File historyClick on... This article is about the philosophical concept of Art. ... College (Latin collegium) is a term most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... “Detroit” redirects here. ... Car redirects here. ... AICAD logo. ...


The college had its origin in 1906 with the formation of the Society of Arts and Crafts. In 1926, the society became one of the first Arts and Crafts organizations in America to offer an educational program in the arts. In 1962, when the Michigan Department of Education authorized the granting of a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Industrial Design, the school officially became a college. In 1975 the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts changed its name to the Center for Creative Studies-College of Art and Design and in 2001 it assumed its present name. The Bachelor of Fine Arts, usually abbreviated BFA, is the standard undergraduate degree for students seeking a professional education in the visual or performing arts. ... Industrial design is an applied art whereby the aesthetics and usability of products may be improved for marketability and production. ...


Currently CCS offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in 11 majors: Advertising Design, Animation and Digital Media, Art Education, Crafts, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design, and Transportation Design.


The College also offers noncredit courses in the visual arts through its Continuing Education programs and opportunities for youth through Community Arts Partnerships. The Mona Lisa is one of the most recognizable artistic paintings in the Western world. ...


On January 8th, 2006, Richard Rogers, President of the school, announced at the 2006 North American International Auto Show that Josephine Ford, the only granddaughter of Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford, bequeathed $50 million to CCS upon her death the previous June. This gift stands as the largest single gift ever made to a private arts college in the United States, and the largest gift to any private school in Michigan. NAIAS 2005, near the Audi exhibit. ... “Ford” redirects here. ... Henry Ford (1919) Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was the founder of the Ford Motor Company and father of modern assembly lines used in mass production. ...


The official mascot is the Screaming Peacock and the school colors are cardinal and eggshell.


This school features the Urban setting, Very large city (over 500,000) and Commuter campus. For all that, the school is located 4 miles from downtown.Further, the university has many unique facilites such as extensive studio space, art gallery for student exhibitions, foundry, computer studios, wood shop, metals shop, glassblowing studio, ceramic studio, fiber studio. Students should note the housing policies: thirty-seven percent of first-year students live in college housing, twenty-three percent of all undergraduates live in college housing, Apartments For Single Students, one-MAY deadline for housing deposit, two hundred dollars amount of housing deposit, and First-time first-year students allowed to have car.


tuition cost are $26,375, 95% of attending 1,291 students get some form of financial aid


Percent of undergraduate enrollment by gender Men 59% Women 41%


Percent of undergraduate enrollment by race/ethnicity


Non-resident alien 0%


Black non-Hispanic 7%


American Indian or Alaskan Native 1%


Asian or Pacific Islander 6%


Hispanic 3%


White non-Hispanic 68%


Notable alumni

notable alumni include Harry Bertoia Harry Bertoia (b. ...


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Coordinates: 42°21′41.70″N, 83°3′45.20″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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College for Creative Studies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (292 words)
The College for Creative Studies (CCS) is a leading arts education institution in the United States.
It is a private, fully accredited, four-year college located in Detroit, Michigan.
The college had its origin in 1906 with the formation of the Society of Arts and Crafts.
College of Creative Studies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (210 words)
The College of Creative Studies (CCS) is a college within the University of California, Santa Barbara, founded as an experiment in alternative education by Marvin Mudrick in 1967.
CCS specializes in independent study in the arts and sciences and has programs in art, biology, chemistry, computer science, literature, mathematics, music composition and physics.
The Dean of the College is Bruce Tiffney.
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