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CIA Visit Award

As an admitted student, you are eligible to receive a CIA Visit Award. Any admitted student who visits our campus between January 1 and May 1, and enrolls at CIA for the following fall semester, will receive this CIA Visit Award worth $4,000 ($1,000 each year).

Visiting colleges allows you to get a sense of not only the campus, residence halls, and resources that will be available to you as a student, but also to get a sense of the community you'll be joining. You'll want to meet the faculty and students you'll be living and learning with. Will you feel welcomed, nurtured and challenged to push yourself creatively? In short, is this where you'll launch your creative career?

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What is the CIA Visit Award and how does it work?

Students who make an official visit to campus, and enroll at CIA, are eligible for the renewable $1,000 CIA Visit Award. The award will automatically be added to their financial aid award package.

Does it matter when I visit?

Admitted students who visit campus between January 1 and May 1 are eligible.  

What is an official visit?

The Office of Admissions schedules all official visits. These can include one-on-one in-person experiences such as a tour of campus, an information session with an admissions counselor, or an in-person meeting with our Financial Aid counselors. Official visits also include participating in our April 15 Accepted Student Preview Day

Do I have to apply for this award?

No, there is no separate application. The Office of Admissions keeps records of all official visits and will inform the Office of Financial Aid so that the $1,000 award can be added to their financial aid package.

Want to visit but are concerned about the cost of travel?

Click here to learn about funding opportunities to get you to campus.

For more information:

216.421.7418 | Contact

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Financial Aid
216.421.7425 | Contact

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