Undergraduate Admissions

Undergrad Admissions

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

  1. Complete our free online application
  2. Submit your transcript(s)
  3. Submit your ACT or SAT scores
    Our ACT school code is 1989. Our SAT school code is 1035*.
    *Not required for transfer students
  4. Show us your work
    Upload five to eight pieces to https://ccs.slideroom.com.
    There is a $10 upload fee.

Undergraduate Viewbook

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

201 East Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202


Admissions Deadlines

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

November 01:
Completed applications due

December 01:
Enrollment deposit due

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.