General Information About Virginia Marti College of Art and Design
Virginia Marti College of Art and Design is a nationally accredited, two-year career college for students who are ready to advance their education and careers. Specialized, project-based curriculum and hands-on training prepare aspiring designers to compete in creative fields with the most dynamic growth potential. We provide accredited degrees in Digital Media, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design, and Fashion Merchandising. Our instructors are practicing industry professionals, who combine knowledge and experience with individual attention to help students achieve their career goals. Our graduates stand out, entering their careers with strong creative vision, technical skills, and work experience through the college’s internship programs. Success in a desired field requires years of dedication and hard work. The college cultivates this work ethic by promoting a positive attitude, collaboration, drive, motivation, and the worth of all people. The curriculum reinforces strong basic skills to widen the diverse design potential of every student. This respect for diversity is visible in our student body. Students are treated with dignity and respect, giving our graduates a firm foundation upon which to build a future in the design industries.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.
- 2-year, Private for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 81 Percent Admitted 74% Men Admitted 70% Women Admitted 76% Full Time Retention Rate 70%
Tuition & Fees 09-10 Tuition & Fees $16,050 Room & Board Charge $0 Books & Supplies Cost $1,500
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 342 Native American 0 Asian 5 African American 56 Hispanic 12 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 183 Enrolled FullTime Graduates