94%

Acceptance Rate

$18,008

Avg.Financial Aid

001251

FAFSA Code

About Otis College of Art and Design

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,144

Website

www.otis.edu

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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

Located in Los Angeles, CA, Otis College of Art and Design is a private university. In 1918, Otis College of Art and Design was founded. In addition to over 1,062 undergraduate students, OCAD also boasts of over 53 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 1,115. The school has a total of 123 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 69% of the students are females and 31% are males. Notably, Otis College of Art and Design is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At OCAD around 25% are Non-resident alien, 23% are white, and 21% are Asian. Moreover, around 88% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its 102 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Rick Owens (Fashion designer, Designer), Kim Gordon (Fashion designer, Bassist), Kerry James Marshall (Painter, Artist), and Philip Guston (Painter, Artist). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, OCAD offers around 14 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design), and WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges).

Location & Contact

Address

9045 Lincoln Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8005276847
Fax: 3106656956
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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 two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a college plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right college. It helps them assess the college's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Otis College of Art and Design does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

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

Rolling Admissions

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

94%

SAT Range

1050 - 1270

ACT Range

20 - 26

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Considered but not required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$44,855

Average Annual Cost

$43,680

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Other Fees

$3,180

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

$15,100

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,800

Total One Year Cost

$66,160

Before applying to OCAD, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $67,932 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($48,380), books and supplies ($840), room and boarding ($15,744), and budget for other expenses ($2,968). 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

8:1

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

77%

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

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Design and Applied Arts

111 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

63 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

23 Graduates

Environmental Design

12 Graduates

Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,086

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

38%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

34%

US National: 44%

Female

66%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

29% White

6% Unknown

4% Black

6% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

23% Non Resident alien

26% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

22%

Out Of State

56%

In State

21%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$73,812 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 48% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

48%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

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

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At OCAD, $15,744 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at OCAD. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 31% and 69%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$44,900/year

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

$0$100,000

$27,000

$27,000

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.

$280 - 280

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.

76%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,008

Students Receiving Federal Grants

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,627

Students Receiving State Aid

21%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,561

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

75%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,074

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$23,701

$30K - $48K

$26,378

$48K - $75K

$17,412

$75K - $110K

$14,713

> $110K

$13,739

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$14,663,219

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,222,937

In case the students at Otis College of Art and Design face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $4,919, whereas the financial aid is $15,294. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $7,856, while the institutional aid is $15,294. At OCAD, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $14,663,219 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $2,222,937.

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