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Art Center College of Design

1700 Lida St.

Pasadena, CA 91103

United States

Telephone: (626) 396-2200

URL: http://www.artcenter.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Christopher N. Oberg

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. http://www.artcenter.edu/about/get-to-know-artcenter/policies-and-disclosures/graduation-rates.html

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: July 29, 2021

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1955

Undergraduate FTE: 1,723

Graduate FTE: 248

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerLeslie JohnsonExecutive Director, Academic Affairsleslie.johnson@artcenter.edu
Board of Directors ChairSu Mathews HaleChair, Board of Trusteesellen.fujimoto@artcenter.edu
Chief Academic OfficerKaren HofmannProvostkaren.hofmann@artcenter.edu
Chief Executive OfficerLorne BuchmanPresidentlorne.buchman@artcenter.edu
Chief Financial OfficerRichard HaluschakSenior Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officerrich.haluschak@artcenter.edu
Director Institutional ResearchEsmeralda NavaDirector, Institutional Researchesmeralda.nava@artcenter.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
001116001111 S. Arroyo ParkwayPasadenaAdditionalActive
00111600870 S. Raymond Ave.PasadenaAdditionalActive
00111600950 S. Raymond AvePasadenaAdditionalActive
00111600Art Center College of DesignPasadenaMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Creative DirectionBachelors1930On-Site
Entertainment DesignBachelors2008On-Site
FilmBachelors1973On-Site
Fine ArtBachelors1930On-Site
Graduate ArtMasters1986On-Site
Graduate FilmMasters1975On-Site
Graduate Furniture, Lighting and Fixtures DesignMasters2021On-Site
Graduate Graphic DesignMasters2017On-Site
Graduate Industrial DesignMasters1996On-Site
Graduate Media Design PracticesMasters2000On-Site
Graduate Spatial Experience DesignMasters2012On-Site
Graduate Transportation Systems and DesignMasters2012On-Site
Graphic DesignBachelors1986On-Site
IllustrationBachelors1930On-Site
Innovation Systems DesignMasters2013On-Site
Interaction DesignBachelors2012On-Site
Photography & ImagingBachelors1931On-Site
Product DesignBachelors1991On-Site
Spatial Experience DesignBachelors1992On-Site
Transportation DesignBachelors1991On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2024Offsite Review
Spring2025Accreditation Visit