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Report Card

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

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Otis is a private college located in Los Angeles, California. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,109 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Otis acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Graphic Design, Design and Visual Communications, and Fashion and Apparel Design. Graduating 66% of students, Otis alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,000.

About

9045 Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
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Otis College of Art and Design Rankings

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Otis Art & Design Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1050-1270
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$45,406 / 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
$18,661 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 36 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 39 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 39 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
    85%
  • Some
    15%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,109 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
16
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • An artist
    46%
  • Eclectic
    33%
  • Geeky
    8%
  • Stressed
    4%
  • Typical Art Wannabe Student
    4%
  • Unique
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
57%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 34 responses
Poll
91%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 47 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Inspiring and cultivating
    48%
  • Competitive
    19%
  • Multitasking
    19%
  • Not your average art school
    7%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Highly driven
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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