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Paying for CalArts

Tuition Scoreboard
Undergraduate$53,466
Graduate$53,466
Books & Supplies$2,500
On-Campus Living Costs $19,961
Off-Campus Living Costs $23,826

CalArts 2022 Tuition & Fees and COA

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at California Institute of the Arts is $53,466. The graduate school tuition & fees is $53,466. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees is reported as $19,961 when a student lives on campus and $23,826 when a student lives off-campus.
Its total costs of attendance (COA) is $75,927 when a student lives on campus and $79,792 when living off-campus for the academic year 2019-2020. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2021-2022 COA
On-CampusOff-Campus
Total Costs$75,927$79,792
Tuition & Fees$53,466
Books & Supplies$2,500
Room & Board$12,135$16,000
Other Expenses$7,826$7,826
Average Financial Aid$16,823
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$59,104$62,969
[Chart] 2022 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees is $53,466. The undergraduate tuition rates are stayed the same compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$49,276 $51,466 $53,466 $53,466
[Chart]2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate tuition & fees is $53,466. The graduate program tuition rates are stayed the same compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$49,276 $51,466 $53,466 $53,466
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition Per Credit Hour

For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for part-time students or overloaded credits for full-time students is $1,762 for undergraduate programs.
For graduate programs, the tuition per credit hour is $1,762. The tuition per credit hour are stayed the same compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour
201920202021 2022
Undergraduate$1,622 $1,695$1,762$1,762
Graduate$1,622 $1,695$1,762$1,762
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Books & Supplies

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $2,500. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at California Institute of the Arts.
2022 Books & Supplies Costs
201920202021 2022
Books & Supplies $2,590 $2,590 $1,000 $2,500
[Chart] 2022 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for living costs at California Institute of the Arts is $19,961 when living on campus and $23,826 when living off-campus . The on-campus living costs are decreased by -2.46% compared to academic year 2020-2021. The off-campus living costs are increased by 0.72% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
Living Costs
201920202021 2022
On-CampusRoom & Board $12,069$12,524$12,069$12,135
Other Expenses $7,200$7,400$7,200$7,826
Off-CampusRoom & Board $16,000$16,000$16,000$16,000
Other Expenses $7,200$7,400$7,200$7,826
[Chart] 2022 Room & Boards and other Living Costs