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grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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CCA is a private college located in San Francisco, California. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,401 undergraduate students. The CCA acceptance rate is 85%. Popular majors include Industrial and Product Design, Animation, Video Graphics and Special Effects, and Illustration. Graduating 64% of students, CCA alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,400.

About

1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
No data available  

California College of the Arts Rankings

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CCA Admissions

Acceptance Rate
85%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
19-27
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$42,065 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,342 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 24 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
28%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    100%
  • Some
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,401 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
65
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Creative
    56%
  • All extremely different with own opinions
    11%
  • Heavily depressed and stressed
    11%
  • Distant
    6%
  • Driven
    6%
  • Outgoing
    6%
  • Stressed
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
83%
Poll
88%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 26 responses
Poll
97%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 33 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Intense but Fun
    32%
  • Professors are what make the school worth it.
    26%
  • Expressive
    16%
  • Introverted people, artistic environment
    16%
  • Cool people, crappy environment
    5%
  • Home away from home
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

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