88%

Acceptance Rate

$23,705

Avg.Financial Aid

001127

FAFSA Code

About California College of the Arts

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,805

Website

www.cca.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

California College of the Arts which is located in San Francisco, CA is a Art, design, architecture, and writing school offering several courses to the students. The university covers an area of 4 acres. The foundation of California College of the Arts was laid down in the year 1907. The total enrolment stands at 1,950 students at California College of the Arts. Around 1,466 and 394 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 500 who teach various courses to the students. Around 88% of the students are 24 and under at California College of the Arts. At CCA around 43% are Non-resident alien, 19% are white, and 14% are Asian. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 64% of the students are females and 36% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 113 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Peter Voulkos, Viola Frey, Nathan Oliveira, and Wayne Wang. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 34 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by CCA. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation), NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board), NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design), and WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges). $36 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the California College of the Arts.

Location & Contact

Address

1111 Eighth Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5105943600
Fax: 4157039539
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, California College of the Arts doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

88%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $70. It can be concluded that scoring high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT is not an important criterion for California College of the Arts, as the average SAT or ACT score of students is not available publicly. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1111 Eighth Street, San Francisco, California 94107-2247, or call (510) 594-3600.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$40,665

Average Annual Cost

$48,648

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$490

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,986

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,450

Total One Year Cost

$67,074

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CCA. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $69,360. The average annual tuition cost ($51,092), books and supplies ($1,500), room and boarding ($14,071), and budget for other expenses ($3,805) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

81%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Design and Applied Arts

147 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

83 Graduates

Graphic Communications

30 Graduates

Architecture

22 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

21 Graduates

Human Computer Interaction

19 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

4 Graduates

Woodworking

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,468

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

29%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

22% White

4% Unknown

4% Black

14% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

41% Non Resident alien

15% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

6%

Unknown Location

25%

Out Of State

34%

In State

35%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$73,343 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 86% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

86%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$10,136/year

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Chimera

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

3

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $14,071 per year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at CCA. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CCA, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 36% male and 64% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,500

$42,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$265 - 438

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

91%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,705

Students Receiving Federal Grants

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,230

Students Receiving State Aid

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,522

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

91%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,468

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$36,453

$30K - $48K

$33,853

$48K - $75K

$31,428

$75K - $110K

$29,416

> $110K

$19,499

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$13,045,613

The financial aid department of California College of the Arts helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at California College of the Arts is around $22,072 and the federal grant is $5,082. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,850 and institutional aid worth $22,072. At CCA, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $13,045,613 per year.

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