Creative Center

Tel: 4028981000
118 students
Private, for profit
School Highlights:
Creative Center serves 118 students
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Creative Center is one of 9 community colleges within Douglas County, NE.
The nearest community college is Kaplan University-Omaha Campus (1.3 miles away).

School Overview

Creative Center Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level 4 or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 118 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
118 students
1,282 students
Creative Center Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
% Asian
Creative Center Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Creative Center Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
Creative Center Black (2006-2013)
% White
Creative Center White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Creative Center Unknown (2006-2013)
Creative Center Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.17 0.53
Creative Center Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $26,700 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $26,700 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $26,700 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $26,700 $10,294
Creative Center Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Creative Center % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 74%
Creative Center Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Enrollment and Acceptance Steps: In order to enroll, students must have or be on track to receive their high school diploma or GED. Students can be conditionally accepted with an in-progress high school transcript, however, in order to be fully accepted, an official high school transcript or GED verification must be filed at the Creative Center. The enrollee is responsible for providing the final, official high school transcript. Home-schooled students must provide GED verification. Step 1: Enrollment Procedure: To reserve a place at the Creative Center, the prospective student must visit the campus. During the campus visit: 1) An Admissions Coordinator will conduct a one-time personal interview to explain the enrollment process and eligibility. 2) We will tour the campus. (NOTE: All applicants under the age of 24 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for the interview and tour.) 3) When students enroll they must complete an enrollment agreement and application form, and provide a $200 enrollment fee and a $100 application fee. (NOTE: If accepted, the Application Fee is non-refundable, and the $200 Enrollment Fee will be applied to the tuition. The full $300 is refunded if the student is denied acceptance.) NOTE: At this time the student must decide whether to enroll into the AOS or both the AOS and BFA programs. If the student chooses to enroll into the BFA program at a later date, an additional enrollment fee will take effect, however, an application or portfolio will not be required. Step 2: Acceptance Procedure: After enrolling, prospective students must submit the following four (4) items to the Creative Center for acceptance: 1) A Portfolio (see Portfolio Requirements, page 17, for details). 2) A one-page letter explaining why the student wishes to attend the Creative Center. 3) A letter of recommendation, preferably from a high school art teacher. 4) A final, official, high school transcript or GED results. (A current high school transcript can be submitted if the student is still attending.) NOTE: Students who provide GED results may also be asked to provide an official high school transcript. Step 3: Acceptance and Scholarship Notification: After the acceptance committee has reviewed the application, they will determine if the student can be accepted. Students who have submitted a final, official transcript are eligible for acceptance. Students who have submitted a current transcript and are still attending high school are eligible for conditional acceptance. Once accepted (in either capacity) the student will receive an acceptance packet by mail. At this time the student will also be notified of any scholarships from the Creative Center. Students who are conditionally accepted must submit a final, official transcript to the Creative Center before they will be accepted and allowed to attend classes. NOTE: The full $300 is refunded if for any reason a student is denied acceptance. Step 4: Financial Aid: Once the Creative Center has mailed the acceptance packet, students and their parents/guardians must call the Financial Aid Office to make an appointment. The Financial Aid Office will provide a list of certain items to be brought to this meeting. Please bring the information pertaining to the parent(s)/guardian with whom the student lived most during the previous calendar year.

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