California Institute of the Arts

country rank  439
world rank  1271

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University Overview

Founded in 1961, California Institute of the Arts is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Valencia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 58 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CalArts
Founded 1961
Motto No information in advance of need

University Location

Address 24700 W Mcbean Parkway
Valencia (population range: 50,000-249,999)
91355-2397 California
United States
T +1 (661) 255 1050
F +1 (661) 253 7712

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia 91355
+1 (661) 255 1050
800 545 2787

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to California Institute 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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), Commission on Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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