College for Creative Studies

College for Creative Studies

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) is a nonprofit, private college authorized by the Michigan Education Department to grant Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. CCS, located in midtown Detroit, strives to provide students with the tools needed for successful careers in the dynamic and growing creative industries. CCS fosters students’ resolve to pursue excellence, act ethically, engage their responsibilities as citizens, and learn throughout their lives. With world-class faculty and unsurpassed facilities, students learn to be visual communicators who actively use art and design toward the betterment of society. The College is a major supplier of talent to numerous industries, such as transportation, film and animation, advertising and communications, consumer electronics, athletic apparel, and many more. Its graduates are exhibiting artists and teachers, design problem solvers and innovators, as well as creative leaders in business.

Academic Programs

  • Advertising Design
  • Animation
  • Art & Design
  • Communication
  • Concept Design
  • Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Film
  • Game Design
  • Illustration
  • Interdisciplinary Art + Design
  • Interior Design
  • Photography
  • Product Design
  • Studio Art & Craft
  • Transportation Design
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Experiential Learning
  • First-Generation Services
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Leadership
  • Mentor Program
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Sponsored Projects
  • Study Abroad
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
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201 E. Kirby St.
Detroit, MI 48202, United States of America

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