Otis College of Art and Design

Los Angeles, CA

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Otis College of Art and Design

Otis College of Art and Design

Otis College of Art and Design Student Essentials

Otis College of Art and Design Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.otis.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 38,300
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 38,300
Retention Rate: 77%
Enrollment: 1,307
Year Established: 1918

About Otis College of Art and Design

The Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, California, is a non-profit school that aims to provide diverse students of art and design the proper skill cultivation and development so they can enrich the world through creativity, talent and their own vision.

As a non-profit institution, the school is dedicated to community service. Students at the school can make the most out of college life by engaging with the local area by volunteering to become teachers within the community, assisting with community projects and joining collaborative, integrated learning programs.

The school brings in a number of distinguished speakers throughout the year who enjoy the renowned Ben Maltz and Bolsky galleries as much as students do.

Whether you’re pursuing undergraduate or graduate study, the school has academics for you. Some undergraduate majors include Communication Arts, Architecture/Landscaping, Digital Media and Toy Design. Graduate programs are offered in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Public Practice and Writing.

Admissions require students to submit a portfolio that contains 10 to 20 samples of your work through any medium, a one page personal essay, official high school transcript with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, and ACT/SAT scores.

To be considered for financial aid through the form of California State grants, Pell grants, Otis institutional grants, student loans and work-study programs, you must file a FAFSA.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Otis College of Art and Design 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Former Student - Last Attended 2005

Overall Rating

Otis is a really great school and everything I learned there has benefitted me greatly. You may enter in to a class and find you are overwhelmed.. stick with it . The teachers that are the hardest are the ones that make you grow beyond your expectations.


Otis College of Art and Design Map & Location

Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045


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Getting Around Otis College of Art and Design

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

4/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Los Angeles, CA

Winter
Dec
65
49
Jan
65
49
Feb
64
50
Spring
Mar
64
52
Apr
66
54
May
68
57
Summer
Jun
71
61
Jul
74
64
Aug
75
64
Fall
Sep
75
63
Oct
73
59
Nov
69
53

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,200
Freshman Class 183
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,307

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 16%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 27%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 40%
  • Unknown and Other: 11%
Latino 16%
African American 5%
Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 40%
Unknown and Other 11%

Undergraduate 92%
Graduate 8%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 74%
Men 26%
International 16%
Domestic 84%

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