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California College of the Arts - CCA Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

1111 Eighth St. San Francisco / Oakland, CA 94107
Phone: (800) 447-1278
Admissions Phone: (800) 447-1278
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Bo
  • Jun-07-2015 I am a current student here

    Be self sufficient and self reliant. While your friends and instructors are there to help you, you need to be prepared to do most things by yourself! Be aware that CCA is not an easy school, even if it has high admittance. It's hard work, but it's worth the pay off. Additionally, take advantage of your instructors experience. They are there because they know what they're talking about. They'll be the best asset. And for gods sake, read your emails!!

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  • Jane
  • Nov-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Only attend CCA if you sure that you want to study in the arts, because although it is good to experiment, it is an extremely place to be uncertain. Don't be afraid of it being located in Oakland; it is in Rockridge, which is quite suburban and safe, but is still really close to nightlife and character. Also, just because it is art school, doesn't mean there aren't any left-brain classes to fill requirements and pleasures.

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  • Kalyn from Boston, MA
  • Jun-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Go into the school with an open mind, try out all the majors even if you already know what you want to do.

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  • Jessica from San Francsico, CA
  • May-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Live in the city of whichever campus you are going to. For example, if you are going to the San Francisco campus, do not live in the Oakland campus dorms. It may be more expensive, but the commute across the bridge each day is tedious and long and takes away from school time. Take advantage of the mixers and lectures, they give special opportunities to hear and speak with professionals who are important in your field, and can help with networking later on.

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