24700 McBean Parkway Valencia, CA 91355 661-255-1050
http://calarts.edu admiss@calarts.edu
About California Institute of the Arts
  • Year of Foundation 1961
  • Size of Campus 60 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 803
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 49%, 51%, 49%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $36,166
  • Room and Board $9,293
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Least selective
  • Application Fee $70
  • Enrollment No. 888
California Institute of the Arts is composed of a community of artists who collaborate, create and learn under one roof. CalArts is internationally renowned as one of the leading centers for undergraduate and graduate study in the performing and visual arts and in the critical study of these arts. It was the nation's first art institute to offer BFAs and MFAs in both the visual and performing arts, and today the Institute remains dedicated to training and nurturing the next generation of professional artists, fostering brilliance and innovation within the broadest context possible. Admission to CalArts is competitive and considered mainly on the basis of demonstrated talent, creativity and commitment. Other important considerations include educational records, recommendations, and artist's statement.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Annual Halloween Party, Fashion Show
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Jewish Artists of Valencia Association, Christian Artists Union
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Latino Student Union, Jewish Artists of Valencia Association, Asian Student Union, Armenian Club
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Burbank (21), Los Angeles (29)
  • Distance to nearest train Los Angeles (30)
  • Distance to nearest bus Los Angeles (30)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 40%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (40%), other housing options (60%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services career, personal, psychological, birth control
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 309
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Library Facilities Intel Lab, Slide Collection: 131,235
  • Number Of Microforms 7,160
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Mac
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 94,839
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 221,184
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City