In general, California College of the Arts is known for being a non selective school. Approximately 2,300 applications are received by the school annually. With regards to the acceptance rate, it tends to be around 88 percent which equates to about 2,020 students being accepted to the institution. Around 13 percent of the 2,020 candidates who received the acceptance letter from California College of the Arts chose to attend. Based on the institution’s application data, 29% of the applicants were men while 70% were women, however, after being accepted, only 66 percent of the women enrolled at California College of the Arts as compared to 35 percent of men who decided to enroll.

Applicants are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to California College of the Arts when filling out the application. Usually, an ACT score between 19 - 27 or an SAT score between 920 - 1,200 is the range in which applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit. California College of the Arts’s undergraduate application fee is $70. To apply to California College of the Arts, you are required to file these required documents: Formal demonstration of competencies, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that students who are applying have the completion of college-preparatory program.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2018 Admissions Cycle. Test scores last reported in 2012
Applications
2,292
Male 670
Female 1,622

 

Acceptance
2,016
Male 576
Female 1,443

 

Enrollment Total
262
Male 92
Female 173


Acceptance Rate
88%
Male
86%
Female
89%

 

Yield
13%
Male
16%
Female
12%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$70



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program

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