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Otis College of Art and Design Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

1,226 Students

91% Admitted

  • 1,115 full time
  • 28 part time
  • 379 men full time
  • 819 women full time
  • 1,458 applied
  • 745 admitted
  • 185 enrolled

1,062 Undergraduates

$41,100 Tuition/Year

  • 68 Graduates
  • 2 Non-Degree
  • $41,100 in state
  • $2,920 fees
  • $15,100 room & board
  • $1,400 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Hi from Los Angeles, CA
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  • A very prestigious and expensive school, hell bent on sucking dry your health and social life. A student's average night of sleep consists of probably three to five hours. So…

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  • Natasha from Los Angeles, CA
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  • Otis is a perfect place for anyone interested in making his or her artistic pursuits a full-time professional career. The students are determined, talented, creative individuals who have the opportunity…

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  • CJ from LA, CA
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  • Everything you've heard about Otis is true. This particular college does not fail to impress its students with the wide availability of academic programs, the amiable faculty, and the fantastic…

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  • Alexander from Alpine, UT
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  • If you aren't determined and hard working you will have a hard time passing your classes. The tuition is crazy and there isn't much help out there unless you went…

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Mission Statement

Otis prepares diverse students of art and design to enrich our world through their creativity, their skill, and their vision.


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kurt from North Las Vegas, NV
  • I am a current student here

    Otis focuses on the technical and conceptual sides of art. Otis often has guest from companies and famous artists to speak to the students. I enjoy learning new things every day inside and outside of Otis.

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  • 5
  • Nicole from Los Angeles, CA
  • I am a current student here

    The faculty is all very nice and you really feel like they are all approachable. Even within the first couple of days of being there, going through the registration process and so forth, people that I talked to the day before actually remembered me and details about my situation after only a pretty short conversation.

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  • 4
  • Veronica from Torrance, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Some professors need to learn constructive criticism other than that I enjoy being here. It is my first and only choice. I don't regret coming over. Transfering as a foundation student was the best choice of my life.

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  • 3
  • Jessie from Moorpark, CA
  • I am a current student here

    At first it was a hard environment to adapt to. I was commuting over an hour daily to get to school which was a very difficult situation. As far as a socializing environment there is something called a section and depending on what time you want to have courses puts you in a section. For the first semester I had most of my classes with the same students. Now in second semester I have only a few of the same students in my other classes. This gave me the opportunity to get to know other students and make some friends!

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