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California Institute of the Arts Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$43,457/ year
National
$15,431
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $38,518/ year
  • $30-48k
    $43,558/ year
  • $49-75k
    $45,865/ year
  • $76-110k
    $46,035/ year
  • $110k+
    $50,709/ 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
$43,986/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$43,986/ year
Average Housing Costs
$12,000/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,235/ year
Books & Supplies
$2,500/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
70%
Average Loan Amount
$8,079/ year
National
$7,033

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
70%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,694/ year
National
$7,271
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    33%
  • State Grant Aid
    9%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    64%
  • Pell Grant
    33%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,590
  • State Grant Aid
    $7,200
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $12,336
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $3,959
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    23%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    23%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    12%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    31%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    12%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
B-
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
100%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.7 responses
Graduation Rate
70%
National
47%
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