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California College of the Arts Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$38,276/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $27,467/ year
  • $30-48k
    $27,625/ year
  • $49-75k
    $29,565/ year
  • $76-110k
    $34,683/ year
  • $110k+
    $45,732/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$45,466/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$45,466/ year
Average Housing Costs
$12,220/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
Books & Supplies
$1,500/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
42%
Average Loan Amount
$7,782/ year
National
$6,768

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
82%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,124/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    30%
  • State Grant Aid
    16%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    80%
  • Pell Grant
    30%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,649
  • State Grant Aid
    $4,177
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $18,909
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,497
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 37 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    41%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    35%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    0%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    19%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    5%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
B
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
67%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.12 responses
Graduation Rate
60%
National
49%
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