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California College of the Arts Student Life

California College of the Arts is on a 4-acre campus in an urban setting in San Francisco, California, not far from San Francisco and Oakland. California College of the Arts has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – , , a radio station and more.

California College of the Arts also has fraternities and sororities.

California College of the Arts has a thriving Student of Color Coalition. In fact, more students participate in Student of Color Coalition than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at California College of the Arts include International Student Alliance, Chimera Council, Animation Resource Center and MyChina.

California College of the Arts students' favorite campus events are Chimerapalooza, Holiday Lunch and Holiday Fair.

California College of the Arts Housing

California College of the Arts offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most California College of the Arts students live off campus. In 2021, 22% of undergrads at California College of the Arts lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 80% of students lived off-campus or commuted to California College of the Arts. There are 505 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,528 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 446 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

California College of the Arts offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

California College of the Arts Athletics

California College of the Arts does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is California College of the Arts Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

California College of the Arts is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The California College of the Arts campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

California College of the Arts offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to California College of the Arts

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to California College of the Arts, take State Highway 101 to San Francisco, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to San Francisco International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in California you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore California College of the Arts's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

California College of the Arts Students

64%

Women

36%

Men

94%

Full Time

6%

Part Time

68%

In State

32%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

35%

23%

18%

12%

6%

6%

1%

0.20%

Undergraduate Students

1,528

Non-Resident / International Students

524

Graduate Students

455

California College of the Arts Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,983

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$49,148

Out-of-State

$49,148

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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