California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, CA, USA
3.78 Average Rating

The California Institute of the Arts is a private university that offers degree programs in visual and performing arts. CalArts offers degrees in more than 70 degree-granting programs in Art, Music, Dance, Theater, and Film, with all undergraduate pathways following the BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) General Education Curriculum. All of the arts are housed under one 500,000 sq.-ft. building in Santa Clarita, encouraging diverse collaborations across disciplines and investigation of hybrid art forms. Students can take their ideas cross-cultural by utilizing study abroad opportunities through CalArts artistic collaborations and partnerships worldwide, too.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
37%
Out-Of-State Students
34%
0
100
24%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision January 7, 2019
Other December 3, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,498
Total Number of Undergrads
984
Academic Calendar

Semester

Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
0
100
58%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
63%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
8:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$51,199
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$45,030
Out-of-State Tuition
$45,030
Students Receiving Financial Aid
72%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,790
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
49%
51%
Student Organizations
19
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Los Angeles
San Francisco
New York
San Diego
Orange
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.78 Average Rating
this college is amazing. a lot of hard work, but plenty of friendly faces. i'm so glad i cam to this school
Tomas from Novato, CA
Very challenging courses. Small student to teacher ratio which is excellent. Very expensive.
Celeste

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