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For more than a century, the College for Creative Studies has distinguished itself as a premier institution of higher learning. A private, fully-accredited college of art and design located in midtown Detroit, CCS enrolls more than 1,400 students from 31 states and 26 countries.

Students pursue Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Advertising Design, Crafts (Ceramics, Glass, Furniture, Fiber & Textiles, Metalsmithing & Jewelry Design); Entertainment Arts (Animation, Game, Digital Film); Fashion Accessories Design; Fine Arts; Graphic Design; Illustration; Interior Design; Photography; Product Design and Transportation Design -- as well as Master of Fine Arts degrees in Interdisciplinary Design and Transportation Design and a certification in Art Education.

By providing unparalleled facilities, elite faculty and a curriculum that teaches critical thinking and professional skills, CCS helps students seek new directions and find their individual voices, giving graduates great flexibility and many options as their careers unfold.

The accomplishments of our alumni clearly demonstrate this. Alumni occupy senior management positions, run their own companies and are respected exhibiting artists and sought-after experts in their fields. CCS graduates today are working for such companies as Pixar, Sony Dreamworks, Motorola, Whirlpool, Nike, Puma, Bongo Comics, Trek Bicycles, Shinola, Fossil, Airstream, Henry Ford Health System, Ford, GM, Chrysler, Nissan, Toyota, Volvo and many more.