2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 2,625 students have applied and 2,243 students have allowed to admit to California College of the Arts (Acceptance rate: 85.45%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 8.52 % where 191 students have finally enrolled out of 2,243 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Academy of Art University and American Film Institute Conservatory, its acceptance rate is much higher (very easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 60.50%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is higher (eager to enroll) (average yield is 50.25%).

How to Apply to California College of the Arts

Admissionwww.cca.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww.cca.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Aidwww.cca.edu/students/financialaid
Net Price Calculatorwww.cca.edu/admissions/financialaid/calculator
Disability Servicecca.edu/students/disability

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Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to California College of the Arts. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations, Formal demonstration of competencies and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to California College of the Arts
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended