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California College of the Arts

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516

world rank

1339

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Overview

Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of San Francisco (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Oakland. Officially accredited/recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California College of the Arts (CCA) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. California College of the Arts (CCA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 110 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CCA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym CCA
Founded 1907
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Location


Address 1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco
94107-2247 California
United States
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
Phone +1 (415) 703 9500
Fax +1 (415) 7039539
Other locations Oakland
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of California College of the Arts for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate California College of the Arts's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco 94107-2247
Phone +1 (415) 7039523
800 447 1278

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate California College of the Arts's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to California College of the Arts's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of California College of the Arts for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • Foundation for Interior Design Education Research (FIDER)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the California College of the Arts as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Columbus College of Art and Design Board of Trustees
  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)


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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

iTunes UiTunes U

California College of the Arts's official iTunes U channel for video lectures and course podcasts. Direct link (iTunes software required)


Open Education ConsortiumOpen Education Consortium

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