California Institute of the Arts: Review & Facts

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California Institute of the Arts is a private not-for-profit school with 1,445 students enrolled. This college was established in 1961 and is the only school located in Valencia, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
At California Institute of the Arts you can get your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

CalArts implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are Film and Acting, Music, Theater and Drama, Photography, and Art. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
89%
The student retention rate at California Institute of the Arts is high at 89% (well above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at California Institute of the Arts is average - 60%.

Student to faculty ratio at CalArts is very good: 7:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$39,100
Average tuition charges are extremely high - $38,500 per year. The additional fees at California Institute of the Arts not covered by tuition are about $600, which totals $39,100 a year.

Read the details about California Institute of the Arts additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
25%
According to government data, 1,582 applications were submitted and 391 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at California Institute of the Arts is $70.00. The graduate application fee is $70.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at California Institute of the Arts and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (661) 255-1050 or check California Institute of the Arts Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,200
California Institute of the Arts provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at California Institute of the Arts, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
California Institute of the Arts offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 500 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: nearly $6,200 a year.

Based on the college crime data, California Institute of the Arts seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

California Institute of the Arts Location and Maps



Post Address: California Institute of the Arts, 24700 W McBean Pky, Valencia, California 91355-2397, USA
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