Otis College of Art and Design: Ranking & Review

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Los Angeles
United States
Top 15%

Otis College of Art and Design Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate91%90%92%
Enrolled undergraduates19964135
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,115370745

542 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Otis College of Art and Design Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,380 and other expenses per full academic year.

Otis College of Art and Design provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 230 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$42,370$42,370
Fees for full-time undergraduates$3,250$3,250
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,412$1,412
Tuition for Full-time graduates$42,370$42,370
Fees for full-time graduates$3,250$3,250
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$2,055$2,055

Programs and Degrees

Visual and Performing Arts19728225
Architecture and Related Services1212
English Language and Literature & Letters77
Grand Total20935244

A total of 209 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Otis College of Art and Design.

At the master's level 35 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate55%48%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%

General info

Alternative namesParsons
Otis Art Institute, Otis Parsons, Otis
Otis Parsons
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementOtis prepares diverse students of art and design to enrich our world through their creativity, their skill, and their vision.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff397
Instructional FTE146
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.otis.edu
Address9045 Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles, California, 90045-3505
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population3,976,000
Fax+1 (310) 665 6821

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