California Institute of the Arts, Valencia (Cal Arts)

Valencia, CA

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California Institute of the Arts, Valencia

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia Student Essentials

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.calarts.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Most Selective
In-State Tuition: $39,014
Out-of-State Tuition: $39,014
Retention Rate: 89%
Enrollment: 1,454
Year Established: 1961

About Cal Arts

The first school to offer BFA and MFA degrees, California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) prides itself on artistic innovation and high rankings.

Located in Valencia, CA, about 40 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, Cal Arts’ programs in the visual arts, including those in photography and graphic design, have been ranked within the top ten by U.S. News & World Report.

Cal Arts offers BFA and MFA degrees in other artistic disciplines as well, including Dance, Film, Theatre Performance and Creative Writing.

Highly innovative in its approach, Cal Arts also has specialized programs in such specific artistic disciplines as puppetry. Another of their unique and innovative offerings is the interdisciplinary program whereby students study different artistic disciplines and can earn a degree for both.

The innovation at Cal Arts also extends into the way that art is practiced. All forms of experimentation and artistic boldness are encouraged across all disciplines.

Financial aid at Cal Arts is available to eligible students and is primarily obtained through student loans, grants and scholarships.

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Cal Arts Map & Location

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
24700 W McBean Pky
Valencia, CA 91355


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Getting Around Cal Arts

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Valencia, CA

Winter
Dec
68
38
Jan
69
39
Feb
70
41
Spring
Mar
73
42
Apr
78
45
May
83
49
Summer
Jun
88
53
Jul
95
57
Aug
97
57
Fall
Sep
93
55
Oct
84
49
Nov
75
43

Cal Arts Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 923
Freshman Class 260
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,454

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 12%
  • African American: 8%
  • Caucasian: 58%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 12%
  • Unknown and Other: 9%
Latino 12%
African American 8%
Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 12%
Unknown and Other 9%

Undergraduate 63%
Graduate 37%
Full-Time 69%
Part-Time 31%
Women 45%
Men 55%
International 10%
Domestic 90%

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California Institute of the Arts, Valencia

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