The Modern College of Design

  • The school of advertising art is an award-winning, private graphic design college located in Kettering, Ohio. saa is a small college with one focus�graphic design. Through one-on-one instruction from industry-leading professionals, you�ll study: graphic design, web design, photography, traditional illustration, digital illustration, 3D illustration, animation, copywriting, and art direction. Our current students� and graduates� artwork is published in national graphic design magazines and is honored regionally and nationally through graphic design competitions. Plus, we will help you with every step of the job search process after graduation and throughout your career. An average of 92%* of our graduates are working in the advertising industry.

School Highlights

The Modern College of Design serves 211 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.

Top Rankings

The Modern College of Design ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 137% over five years.
The Modern College of Design(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Arts & DesignBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty38 staff91 staff
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Student Body

The student population of The Modern College of Design has grown by 51% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The The Modern College of Design diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment211 students1,346 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:116:1
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# Full-Time Students200 students553 students
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# Part-Time Students11 students793 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
5%
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% Black
4%
14%
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% White
80%
68%
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% Two or more races
6%
4%
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% Unknown races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.350.51
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College Completion Rate
67%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,600$31,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $24,607 is more than the state average of $14,281. The private state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$24,607$14,281
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$19,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,500
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Acceptance Rate91%73%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to The Modern College of Design is Fortis College-Centerville (2.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis College-Centerville
    Private for-profit
    502 students | 2.60 Mi555 E Alex Bell Rd
    Centerville, OH 45459
    (937) 433-3410
    2.60502
  • 78 students | 5.80 Mi6 S Smithville Rd
    Dayton, OH 45431
    (937) 258-8251
    5.8078
  • 18,794 students | 6.30 Mi444 W. Third St.
    Dayton, OH 45402
    (937) 512-3000
    6.3018,794
  • National College-Columbus
    Private, for profit
    56 students | 10.00 Mi5665 Forest Hills Blvd
    Dayton, OH 45420
    (614) 212-2800
    10.0056
  • 1,842 students | 16.00 Mi4200 E University Blvd
    Middletown, OH 45042
    (513) 727-3200
    16.001,842
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