California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, California

Overview

Address24700 W McBean Pky
School Websitewww.calarts.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

California Institute of the Arts is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Valencia, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,333 students applied to California Institute of the Arts. Of those students, 536 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in California Institute of the Arts was $48,660, in addition to fees of $616. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend California Institute of the Arts.

California Institute of the Arts has a 56% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The California Institute of the Arts acceptance rate is 23%. To put this into perspective, 536 of the 2,333 students who applied to California Institute of the Arts in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in California Institute of the Arts is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into California Institute of the Arts had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for California Institute of the Arts was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to California Institute of the Arts as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At California Institute of the Arts, the tuition for in-state residents is $48,660. Combined with fees of $616, room and board costs of $12,069, other expenses of $7,200 and the $2,590 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $71,135.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $49,276 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in California Institute of the Arts to $71,135 for out-of-state students.

Students at California Institute of the Arts are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at California Institute of the Arts was $5,138 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 23%.

California Institute of the Arts Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio7:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to California Institute of the Arts.

California Institute of the Arts has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 34% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 47% of students come from in-state and 19% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at California Institute of the Arts is 7:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from California Institute of the Arts to thrive in your studies.

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