Rank: 532

California College of the Arts

San Francisco, CAwww.cca.edu
Median SAT/ACT
NA/NA
Enrollment
1,663
This Bay Area college is best known for its design program, but it also offers undergraduate degrees in fine arts, architecture, and writing. The college has two campuses: one in Oakland, where almost all freshmen start, and San Francisco, which houses the upper levels of programs such as Architecture and design.The Bay Area locations are a mixed blessing for Cal...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$63,900
% of students who get any grants
74%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$40,600
Average price for low-income students
$25,600
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
100%
% of need met
60%
% of students who get merit* grants
21%
Average merit grant
N/A
student success
Graduation rate
59%
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Average student debt
$22,549
Average salary within 5 years
$50,800
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
11%
admissions
Acceptance rate
69%
Median SAT/ACT Score
NA/NA
SAT/ACT required?
No
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
N/A

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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All of the professors I have had in my major have been amazing. They expect a lot from students, but in a very supportive way. I have no doubt that the connections I have made and all of the skills I have already attained here in my first two years...
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I've just completed my first semester at CCA. What I have seen so far is that the work is largely project based, and the classes demand a high quality of work in order for students to excel. The people I have met here come from diverse cultural and racial backgrounds,...
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There are lots of career opportunities for Interaction Designers, especially in San Francisco. In fact, as a part of our degree we are required to take an internship in the 3rd year, which will give students practical experience, and the projects help students build a portfolio. Adding on the open-ended...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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