California Institute of the Arts

Acceptance Rate 28.98 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $55,056
Student Population 1,444
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $20,351
Graduation Rate 72 %

Academic Overview

California Institute of the Arts is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Valencia, California. It is a School of art, music, and design by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $55,056 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $55,056.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,444 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 28.98% and the graduation rate is 72% last year.
The salary after graduation from California Institute of the Arts varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $50,600. 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, CalArts's tuition & fees is $55,056. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $55,056.
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 CalArts. The acceptance rate of CalArts is 28.98% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 29.64%. The average graduation rate is 72% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $20,351 and 96% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,444 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California Institute of the Arts is 28.98 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for California Institute of the Arts is 72 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for California Institute of the Arts is 94 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for California Institute of the Arts is 1,444
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for California Institute of the Arts is 7 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
7 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $20,351 at California Institute of the Arts.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address24700 W McBean Pky, Valencia, CA 91355-2397
Online Applicationhttps://calarts.edu/admissions/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://calarts.edu/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://files.calarts.edu/docs/financial-aid/calarts-net-price-calculator/
Veterans Tuitionhttps://policies.calarts.edu/all-policies/veterans-administration-yellow-ribbon-program
Disability Servicehttps://calarts.edu/life-at-calarts/support-and-advocacy/disability-services

Offered Degrees

CalArts offers 34 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 Degree150
Master's Degree180
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10

Special Learning Opportunities

California Institute of the Arts does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. 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 ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:441)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,095)

Veterans Benefits

California Institute 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