Otis College of Art and Design

Los Angeles, CA, USA
3.85 Average Rating
Otis College of Art and Design is a private and independent institution based in Los Angeles, CA. The school offers BFA and MFA degrees in a wide range of subjects, the most popular of which are graphic design, design and visual communications, and fashion and apparel design. Students are required to take liberal arts classes in addition to their studio work. All history courses taught at the school focus on the history of art.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
57%
Out of State Students
18%
0
100
91%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1045
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,115
Total Number of Undergrads
1,062
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
47%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
55%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
7:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$42,699
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$44,580
Out-of-State Tuition
$44,580
0
100
60%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%
Average Aid Per Year
$17,640
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
33%
67%
Student Organizations
18
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Los Angeles
New York
Orange
San Francisco
Portland
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.85 Average Rating
Otis is a very challenging art institution and the students sacrifice a lot in order to achieve their goals there. In the end, all the hard work pays off, and these students turn into the artists they have always dreamed of becoming. Furthermore, they change the world one medium at a time.
Fran
Otis is a perfect place for anyone interested in making his or her artistic pursuits a full-time professional career. The students are determined, talented, creative individuals who have the opportunity to learn everything about the basics of art and beyond from some of the best teachers in the world. All in all, the level of education available at Otis College of Art and Design is one of the best artistically in the country.
Natasha from Los Angeles, CA

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