2021 Student Population

A total of 1,612 students have enrolled at California College of the Arts - 1,239 undergraduate and 373 graduate.
By gender, 597 male and 1,015 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 1,479 full-time students and 133 part-time students.
The number of students at California College of the Arts is relatively small 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 population is average (average population is 1,557).
California College of the Arts offers online degree/certificate programs and 23 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 597 male and 1,015 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.59 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total1,2391,16277
Men47244428
Women76771849
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total37331756
Men12510718
Women24821038

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 280 White students (17.37%) and 263 Asian students (16.32%) at California College of the Arts(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at California College of the Arts.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California College of the Arts
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native844
Asian22975154
Black or African American652540
Hispanic1788395
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander532
White20869139
Two or More Races16610
Race/Ethnicity Unknown472522
Total 1,239472767
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California College of the Arts
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native312
Asian341123
Black or African American1376
Hispanic331320
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White722448
Two or More Races734
Race/Ethnicity Unknown21912
Total 373125248

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At California College of the Arts, 23 students (1.43% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 23 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 9 students live in California where California College of the Arts is located in and 7 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total1,6121,239373
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes23023
Enrolled Some in Online Classes000
Not Enrolled in Online Classes1,5891,239350
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)23023
California Residents909
Other State in U.S.707
Outside of U.S.707
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart