California College of the Arts: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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California College of the Arts is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,975 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1907 and is one of the 23 colleges located in San Francisco, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
26
Fair
California College of the Arts will give you the opportunity to receive a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

California College of the Arts deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 26 majors. The most popular concentrations are Art, Graphic Design and Animation, Music, Architecture, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
81%
Good
It is important 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 usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at California College of the Arts is high at 81% (above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at California College of the Arts is average: 62%.

Student to faculty ratio at California College of the Arts is good: 9:1. Find out more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,800
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high, $43,300 per academic year. The additional fees at California College of the Arts (not included in tuition costs) are around $500; this comes to a total of $43,800 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
69%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,990 applications were submitted and 1,364 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

California College of the Arts will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at California College of the Arts in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,100
High
California College of the Arts provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at CCA, 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-
Unsafe
California College of the Arts offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 600 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is high: around $9,100 per year.

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

California College of the Arts Location and Maps



Post Address: California College of the Arts, 1111 Eighth Street, San Francisco, California 94107-2247, USA
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