Overview

Next statements evaluate California College of the Arts by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has very expensive tuition & fees of $52,312.
  • The acceptance rate (78%) is much higher (very easy to get in).
  • It has relatively small number of students of 1,612.
  • It offers average (33 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of California College of the Arts are $52,312 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California College of the Arts $52,312

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $27,917

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2022 graduate tuition & fees of California College of the Arts are $55,090 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California College of the Arts $55,090

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $18,688

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $23,169

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of California College of the Arts is 78% and it is much higher (very easy to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California College of the Arts 78%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 66%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 60%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of California College of the Arts is 9% and the yield is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California College of the Arts 9%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 35%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32%

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at California College of the Arts is 67% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California College of the Arts 67%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 63%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at California College of the Arts is 71% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California College of the Arts 71%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 76%

Student Population

The total student population at California College of the Arts is 1,612 and its population relatively small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California College of the Arts 1,612

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 2,024

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at California College of the Arts is $23,426 which is 44.78% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California College of the Arts $23,426

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $17,459

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at California College of the Arts is 8 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California College of the Arts 8 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 11 to 1

Number of Programs

California College of the Arts offers 33 programs and it means average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California College of the Arts 33

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32