California Institute of the Arts Rankings

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In the World#1888 of 14178
In North America#577 of 2629
In the United States#527 of 2528
In California#48 of 252
In Santa Clarita#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
25%
Avg. cost to attend
$54,594 /y
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
1,021
Graduates
499
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

California Institute of the Arts Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate25%26%25%
Applicants2,2677711,496
Admissions573197376
Freshmen enrolled full time21587128
Freshmen enrolled part time11

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White596 (39%)
Nonresident Alien408 (27%)
Hispanic186 (12%)
Asian137 (9%)
Two or more races73 (5%)
Black or African American61 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown54 (4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$54,594/year
Average aid awarded
$16,651
Students receiving aid
94%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$43,576
$30-48K$42,784
$48-75K$46,265
$75-110K$53,382
$110K+$57,198

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$50,850$50,850
Tuition in-state$50,850$50,850
Tuition out-of-state$50,850$50,850
Fee in-district$616$616
Fee in-state$616$616
Fee out-of-state$616$616

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity425
Combined charge for room and board$12,524
Room charge$6,840
Meal charge$5,684

California Institute of the Arts Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Film & Video and Photographic Arts, Other4113
Fine & Studio Arts, General2916
Acting3210
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology2216
Cinematography and Film & Video Production1120
Music Theory and Composition1219
Photography199
Creative Writing26
Music Performance, General418
Dance, General191
Jazz & Jazz Studies68
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other73
Graphic Design9
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation9
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia8
Theatre & Theatre Arts Management25
Music, General6
Cultural Studies & Critical Theory and Analysis6
Costume Design4
Intermedia & Multimedia3
Visual and Performing Arts, Other2
Directing and Theatrical Production2
Grand Total219198
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate61%56%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%

Publications & Citations

Publications
147
Citations
1,467

Publication count by topic

Computer science
64
Psychology
15
Art
15
Sociology
13
History
10
Philosophy
9
Engineering
7
Political science
4
Biology
3
Medicine
1
Materials science
1
Business
1
Geography
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art121151
Philosophy139839
History22359
Psychology3388392
Sociology374925
Biology3845563
Computer science3868287
Political science43137
Engineering441343
Business488512
Geography56041
Materials science58231
Medicine63623

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199001
199122
199210
199301
199422
199512
199622
199752
199823
199931
200002
200104
200233
200326
200418
2005129
2006225
2007146
2008653
2009559
20101054
2011879
20121299
201320120
201413149
20158142
20167133
20174120
2018880
2019591
20203106

General info

Alternative namesCalArts
Founded1961
WikipediaCalifornia Institute of the Arts
MottoNo information in advance of need
Academic CalendarSeptember to May
Total FTE staff444
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Address24700 W McBean Pky
Valencia, California, 91355-2397
United States
City population176,000
Phone6612551050
Fax+1 (661) 253 7712

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