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Consumer Disclosures

For current tuition information for all of our degrees, please visit the Financial Aid + Tuition section and review our Net Price Calculator

Using the information you provide, the net price calculator will provide you a net figure (estimate) of your tuition costs. However, this net figure does not represent all of the aid and scholarships you could be eligible to receive. Speak with our admissions and financial aid departments to uncover additional aid that can further reduce your net price.

To view all current degree programs, please visit the Degree Programs section.

Students may receive a paper copy of the College’s graduation rate information upon request. To request a paper copy, please contact the Dean of Students at (800) 888-ARTS or (202) 753-6046

Accreditation + Licensure

The RMCAD Art Education teacher preparation program is approved by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) and the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE). RMCAD graduates in Art Education are prepared to apply for a K-12 teaching license in Art with the Colorado Department of Education. The program is designed in accordance with CDE and the Teacher Quality Standards for Colorado Teachers and knowledge of: literacy, mathematics, standards and assessment, content standards, classroom and instructional management, individualization of instruction, technology, democracy, educational governance, and careers in teaching.

The RMCAD Art Education program is offered in both ground and online modalities. On-ground and online courses use the same Course Learning Outcomes and Program Learning Outcomes for a consistent learning experience across modalities.

RMCAD’s Art Education BFA program allows graduates to become licensed to teach K-12 visual art in the state of Colorado. Students seeking licensure outside of Colorado should work with the state board of education in their desired state to determine licensure requirements and whether a Colorado teaching license can be transferred to their desired state.

Art Education: State Authorization and Professional Licensure

State Authorization (for full documentation and information – RMCAD_NCSARA Disclosure_20210916)

The Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) is approved by Colorado Commission on Higher Education and the Colorado Department of Education. RMCAD is also authorized by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education to offer online programs to students located in the state of California.

RMCAD is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). As described by NC-SARA, “SARA is an agreement among member states, districts and territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offerings of postsecondary distance education courses and program.

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