Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design or RMCAD is a private, four-year college located in Denver, Colorado. It was founded in 1963 by local artist and teacher, Philip J. Steele.
As a modern learning institution, the college offers degrees in a variety of subjects including Game Art, Graphic Design Plus Interactive Media, Animation, Interior Design, Illustration, Art Education, and Fine Arts with specializations in Photography Plus Video Art, Sculpture and Painting. The college’s Interior Design curriculum includes a Green Design course – the first accredited program of its kind.
There are around 585 students enrolled at RMCAD today, 61% of them female and 39% male. Approximately 58% of enrolled students are from the state of Colorado while the rest are from out of state. With the average class size no greater than 13 and the student to faculty ratio at 11 to 1, students enjoy focused interaction with their teachers in the classroom.
Cost of tuition and fees for academic year 2009-2010 for fulltime students is US$38,301 broken down into full-year tuition of US$24,840; books and supplies at US$1,749; housing at US$4,880; food at US$2,656; transportation at US$1,152; medical fee at US$1,896; and personal expenses at US$1,128. For students living with their families off campus, cost of attendance is US$34,333. While there are no on-campus housing facilities available, most freshman students are able to get accommodations at apartments located within ten minutes from the college.
To help students pay for their cost of attendance, financial aid in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work-study arrangements is extended by the college.
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