California College of the Arts Rankings

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In the World#2374 of 14178
In North America#733 of 2629
In the United States#670 of 2528
In California#61 of 252
In San Francisco#6 of 12

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
85%
Avg. cost to attend
$42,065 /y
Aid receiving
86%
Undergraduates
1,466
Graduates
394
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
cca.edu

California College of the Arts Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate85%81%86%
Applicants2,5786851,893
Admissions2,1925581,634
Freshmen enrolled full time24874174

23 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Nonresident Alien836 (45%)
White385 (21%)
Hispanic241 (13%)
Asian233 (13%)
Black or African American69 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown38 (2%)
Two or more races26 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander13 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$42,065/year
Average aid awarded
$24,342
Students receiving aid
86%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$28,555
$30-48K$32,503
$48-75K$28,699
$75-110K$36,018
$110K+$47,959

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$50,592$53,250
Tuition in-state$50,592$53,250
Tuition out-of-state$50,592$53,250
Fee in-district$500$500
Fee in-state$500$500
Fee out-of-state$500$500

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity544
Room charge$11,221

California College of the Arts Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects448
Industrial and Product Design50
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other50
Human Computer Interaction1731
Design and Visual Communications, General42
Architecture1426
Illustration32
Graphic Design31
Fine & Studio Arts, General120
Intermedia & Multimedia18
Painting17
Interior Design17
Cinematography and Film & Video Production65
Fashion & Apparel Design11
Creative Writing47
Sculpture7
Photography6
Metal and Jewelry Arts5
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics4
Printmaking3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other2
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts2
Furniture Design and Manufacturing1
Grand Total294189
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%71%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
164
Citations
728

Publication count by topic

Sociology
35
Computer science
29
Art
27
Psychology
17
Engineering
16
History
14
Political science
5
Business
4
Philosophy
4
Geology
2
Geography
2
Mathematics
1
Materials science
1
Biology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art22846
History24616
Sociology2590138
Philosophy30231
Business3337117
Computer science4205190
Engineering425458
Geology42664
Psychology4394114
Geography56031
Mathematics61341
Biology63101

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200762
200861
2009812
20101112
20111115
20121617
20131121
20141650
2015783
20161384
2017962
20181080
20192192
202010118

General info

Alternative namesCCA
Founded1907
WikipediaCalifornia College of the Arts
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff501
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Address1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco, California, 94107-2247
United States
City population882,000
Phone5105943600
Fax+1 (415) 7039539

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