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Located on two campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, California College of the Arts offers undergraduate programs in fine art, architecture, design, and writing.  CCA educates students to shape culture through the practice and critical study of the arts and prepares them for lifelong creative work and service to their communities.

Website: www.cca.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,528
Undergraduate
Students
(63.9%) 976 Women
(36.1%) 552 Men
455
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
70% of 3,077 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.34
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$67,084
Tuition and Fees
$49,148
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$39,927
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,190
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
100
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 68% of classes
20-29 students: 4% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

San Francisco Population
825,863
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Francisco, Oakland
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
22% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
26.8% Asian
8.6% Black/African-American
18.8% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
35.6% White
8.7% Unknown
International Students
34.3% from 53 countries
First-Year Students Returning
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
39.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
56%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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