California College of the Arts

Acceptance Rate 77.63 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $54,706
Student Population 1,630
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $24,563
Graduation Rate 65 %

Academic Overview

California College of the Arts is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in San Francisco, California. It is a School of art, music, and design by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $54,706 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $57,610.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,630 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 77.63% and the graduation rate is 65% last year.
The salary after graduation from California College of the Arts varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $48,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, California College of the Arts's tuition & fees is $54,706. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $57,610.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at California College of the Arts. The acceptance rate of California College of the Arts is 77.63% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 9.46%. The average graduation rate is 65% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $24,563 and 77% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,630 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California College of the Arts is 77.63 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for California College of the Arts is 65 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for California College of the Arts is 82 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for California College of the Arts is 1,630
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for California College of the Arts is 8 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $24,563 at California College of the Arts.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1111 Eighth Street, San Francisco, CA 94107-2247
Online Applicationwww.cca.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Aidwww.cca.edu/students/financialaid
Net Price Calculatorwww.cca.edu/admissions/financialaid/calculator
Disability Serviceportal.cca.edu/thriving/dean-students/access-disability-services/

Offered Degrees

California College of the Arts offers 32 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree220
Master's Degree100

Special Learning Opportunities

California College of the Arts offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:761)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,650)

Veterans Benefits

California College of the Arts has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges