Top 10 Reasons to Attend the Corcoran College of Art + Design

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1. Intimate Classes and Personal Attention:  Our classes are small and students receive lots of one-on-one instruction in a hands-on environment.
2. Highly Accomplished Faculty: Classes at the Corcoran are taught by an impressive faculty—leading professionals in their fields.
3. Incredible Internship and Career Opportunities: The Corcoran prepares students for exciting careers at some of the most prestigious companies, galleries, and design firms in the world. More information.
4. The D.C. Advantage: The nation’s capital is a city where leading creative minds and influential organizations work, play, and mingle. The unrivaled cultural and artistic landscape boasts not only world-class museums and concert halls but a thriving gallery and club scene to nourish artistic spirits of all kinds.
5. A World-Class Museum: The Corcoran gives students the opportunity to display their work in a world-class museum visited by tens of thousands of people every year.


6. An Affordable Art Education: In addition to making the process of determining how to fund your education as easy as possible, we offer comprehensive merit scholarships, need-based financial aid, student loans, and Yellow Ribbon benefits for eligible students. More information.
7. Study Abroad & Visiting Semester Opportunities: The College is known for its summer study abroad opportunities. The Mobility Program provides an opportunity for students to study at other leading art colleges across the world. More information.
8. Big Plans for the Future: The College is expanding, and our students have the opportunity to be part of the excitement. New majors, new facilities, and a dynamic environment make the Corcoran a very exciting place to be. 
9. Artistic Confidence: Students build confidence and pride in their skills through regular classroom critiques and larger presentations to fellow students, faculty, and the public.
10. Visiting Artists Series:  Professional artists, often those exhibiting in the Gallery, participate in lectures, classroom critiques, and residency programs that engage students and encourage collaboration.

photo: Denny Henry