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Ringling College of Art and Design Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$54,012 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$35,490 tuition
$12,772 on campus room & board
$2,700 books and supplies
$3,050 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$54,012 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$35,490 tuition
$12,772 on campus room & board
$2,700 books and supplies
$3,050 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$7,039 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
77% of students receive aid
23% get federal aid ($4,383 avg)
28% get state aid ($3,877 avg)
63% get institn'l aid ($7,039 avg)
57% get loans ($9,698 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.08% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.08% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,522 68%
Federal Grant Aid $4,383 23%
Pell Grants $3,983 23%
Other Federal Grants $2,028 4%
Institution Grant Aid $7,039 63%
State Grant Aid $3,877 28%
Student Loans $9,698 57%
Federal Loans $5,564 57%
Other Loans $23,916 10%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$500 - $3,000 R R
$10,000 R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: within 2 week(s) of notification
Does Ringling College of Art and Design offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2700 North Tamiami Tr
Sarasota, FL 34234-5895
(800) 255-7695
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,654
Out of State $1,654


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Kai from Plymouth, MN
  • Oct-30-2016 I am a current student here

    I wish it was cheaper, but if you look at all the new facilities and electronics, it makes sense. The teachers are fresh out of the industry or still in it. The price of dorming is certainly overpriced for what you're getting, though.

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  • disgruntled
  • Mar-15-2016 I am a current student here

    Financial aid is predatory. You have to keep track of a lot of things so you don't get taken advantage of. Unless you get hefty scholarships, not worth it. Even the scholarships aren't great, by comparison to other similarly-priced schools. The big trustee scholarship for being the BEST in your entire major is $3K. That's the price of a meal plan. Or maybe dorm housing. For a semester. So unless you have very generous grandparents (or sugar daddies/mommas) you'll be swimming in student debt for the next decade.

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  • jane from charlotte, nc
  • Aug-07-2014 I am a past student here

    Too expensive for what it offers. You definitely get bang for the buck if you're going into an Animation major--the only major that I would offer for prospective students. Otherwise, it's much too expensive.

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