California College of the Arts

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Art, design, architecture, and writing school located in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States

About California College of the Arts

According to Wikipedia, California College of the Arts is a private art school. It was founded in Berkeley, California in 1907 and moved to a historic estate in Oakland, California in 1922. In 1996 it opened a second campus in San Francisco, and in 2022 the Oakland campus was closed and merged into the San Francisco campus. CCA enrolls approximately 1,239 undergraduates and 380 graduate students.

California College of the Arts's Online Degrees

California College of the Arts Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation Rate
2,62585%67%

How Much Does California College of the Arts Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$52,312
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$28,555
30K - 48K$32,503
48K - 75K$28,699
75K - 110K$36,018
110K+$47,959

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do California College of the Arts Graduates Make?

If you graduate from California College of the Arts, then you can expect to earn an average of $48,000 per year. You also have a 84% chance of being employed after 10 years.

California College of the Arts's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
1,7471,320427

Where is California College of the Arts?

California College of the Arts is located at 1111 Eighth Street, San Francisco CA 94107-2247

What Is California College of the Arts Known For?

California College of the Arts is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

California College of the Arts's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are California College of the Arts's Most Influential Alumni?

California College of the Arts's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Literature, and Sociology. Here are some of California College of the Arts's most famous alumni:

Johanna Drucker
Johanna Drucker
An American art historian.
Dennis Oppenheim
Dennis Oppenheim
An American artist, sculptor and photographer.
Toyin Ojih Odutola
A Nigerian visual artist.
Chrisann Brennan
An American painter.
Mike Mignola
Mike Mignola
An American comics artist, creator of Hellboy.
Peter Voulkos
Peter Voulkos
An American artist .
Robert Arneson
Robert Arneson
An American artist .
Manuel Neri
Manuel Neri
An American artist.
Nathan Oliveira
Nathan Oliveira
An American artist .
Robert Bechtle
An American artist.
John McCracken
John McCracken
An American minimalist sculptor .
Tomie dePaola
Tomie dePaola
An American illustrator and writer.

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