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1111 Eighth St. Tuition In/Out-State: $48,648 / $48,648 Total Fall Enrollment: 1,882
San Francisco / Oakland , CA 94107 Books and Supplies: $1,500 Applicants Admitted: 64%
(800) 447-1278 On-campus Room and Board: $12,986 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 74% Undergraduate Application Fee: $70 Receiving Institutional Aid: 77% , $26,062 on average
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  • California College of the Arts General Information

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    Address 1111 Eighth St., San Francisco / Oakland, CA 94107
    Phone Number (800) 447-1278
    Web Address
    Mission Statement California College of the Arts educates students to shape culture through the practice and critical study of the arts. The college prepares its students for lifelong creative work and service to their communities through a curriculum in art, architecture, design and writing.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Large City
    Distance learning opportunities No

    California College of the Arts Size

    Total enrollment 1,988
    Enrolled full time 1,927
    Enrolled part time 123

    California College of the Arts Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 687
    Women enrolled full time 1,178
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 16%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 5%
    Hispanic 13%
    White/Non-Hispanic 40%
    Non-Resident Alien 15%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 10%
  • California College of the Arts Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (800) 447-1278
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $70
    Applied 1,990
    Admitted 1,364
    Enrolled 241
    Admitted % 64%

    California College of the Arts Admission factors

    Admission test scores Recommended
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Required

    California College of the Arts Admission statistics

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  • California College of the Arts Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $48,648
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $48,648
    Books and Supplies $1,500
    On-campus room and board $12,986
    Off-campus room and board $12,986

    California College of the Arts Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 74%
    Receiving Federal Grants 26% , $5,758 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 77% , $26,062 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 46% , $10,795 on average
  • California College of the Arts Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2016/2017 academic year.

    Architecture 29 20
    Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 31 9
    Creative Writing 5 17
    Furniture Design and Manufacturing 10 0
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2 15
    Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 1 0
    Cinematography and Film/Video Production 8 9
    Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 3 0
    Design and Visual Communications, General 0 9
    Fashion/Apparel Design 12 0
    Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts 9 0
    Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 0 2
    Fine and Studio Arts Management 0 55
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 2 25
    Game and Interactive Media Design 11 0
    Graphic Design 37 0
    Illustration 41 0
    Industrial and Product Design 23 0
    Interior Design 16 0
    Intermedia/Multimedia 12 0
    Metal and Jewelry Arts 12 0
    Painting 20 0
    Photography 9 0
    Printmaking 4 0
    Sculpture 7 0
  • California College of the Arts Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline January 1
    Priority application deadline February 1
    Fall application deadline July 15
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due August 1
    SAT Subject score report due -
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    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 15

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about April 1
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline March 1
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by April 1
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    California College of the Arts Sports

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Awarded to continuing students with demonstrated financial need and at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Recipients must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and be enrolled full time. Students in their graduating semester may request a prorated award for less than full-time enrollment.
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