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Ranking Category
#11193 of 14,131 In the World
#2414 of 2,597 In North America
#2313 of 2,496 In the United States
#61 of 62 In Michigan
#7 of 7 In Grand Rapids

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Acceptance rate
Average SAT
Avg. cost to attend
$23,768 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Compass College of Cinematic Arts Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Compass College of Cinematic Arts has an acceptance rate of 100% and is among the 23% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 100% 100% 100%
Applicants 25 20 5
Admissions 25 20 5
Freshmen enrolled full time 11 9 2

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
5 or 45%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 820
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the Compass College of Cinematic Arts are 820-1100 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1 or 9%
submitted ACT

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 34 (68%)
Two or more races 5 (10%)
Black or African American 4 (8%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 3 (6%)
Hispanic 3 (6%)
Asian 1 (2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Compass College of Cinematic Arts is $23,768 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $20,556
$30-48K $19,091
$48-75K $19,654
$75-110K $25,622
$110K+ $25,969

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $17,850
Tuition in-state $17,850
Tuition out-of-state $17,850
Fee in-district $600
Fee in-state $600
Fee out-of-state $600

Compass College of Cinematic Arts majors

Compass College of Cinematic Arts has granted 14 bachelor's degrees in Cinematography and Film/Video Production. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Compass College of Cinematic Arts.

Major Associate Bachelor
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 4 14
Grand Total 4 14

Compass College of Cinematic Arts has a graduation rate of 70%, which is among the 22% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 70% 72% 63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%

General info

Total FTE staff 20
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and contacts

Address 41 Sheldon Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503
United States
City population 199,000
Phone 6169881000