Along with artistic ability and talent, a creative thinker needs a creative education.
And the first step toward a creative education is submitting an application. Below is a quick list of requirements to apply. Click into the correct audience above to get more detailed instructions.
One of our admissions counselors would be happy to walk you through the admissions process and answer questions at information sessions or personal admissions appointments, should you need more information.
General Admissions Requirements
- Complete our free online application
- Submit your transcript(s)
- Submit your ACT or SAT scores
Our ACT school code is 1989. Our SAT school code is 1035*.
*Not required for transfer students
- Show us your work
Upload five to eight pieces to https://ccs.slideroom.com.
There is a $10 upload fee.
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
201 East Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
Fall Semester Start
December 01: Early Action *
To be considered for our highest scholarships and early registration.
February 01: Priority
To ensure your full consideration for financial aid and early registration.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis after February 1.
Entertainment Arts: Concept Design is a new program and applications received by February 1 will be considered for our highest scholarships.
After February 01:
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Enrollment Deposit Deadline:
Enrollment Deposits can be made as soon as you make the decision to attend or by May 1st.
Winter Semester Start
Completed applications due
Enrollment deposit due
* Due to the wide-ranging impact of the California wildfires, the College for Creative Studies will extend the December 1st undergraduate application and scholarships deadline to April 30 for affected high school and transfer students applying for Fall 2019.
The College for Creative Studies admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.