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Colleges / California Institute of Arts & Technology

California Institute of Arts & Technology

San Diego, CA 2-Year Private
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CIAT Admissions

Check in with California Institute of Arts & Technology's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

CIAT Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of CIAT's admissions stats.

CIAT 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

California Institute of Arts & Technology Application Deadlines

Check with California Institute of Arts & Technology directly for more info on application deadlines.

Want to Apply Early to CIAT?

California Institute of Arts & Technology may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with CIAT directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on California Institute of Arts & Technology Admissions

Transferring to California Institute of Arts & Technology

For more information on transferring to California Institute of Arts & Technology, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to CIAT

CIAT has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does CIAT Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong. Wondering what factors are considered by CIAT during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with CIAT for more information on admission factors.

CIAT Application Requirements

To apply to CIAT, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with CIAT's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements HS diploma,GED,DD-214,ID,SLE
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GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into CIAT?

CIAT has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

CIAT does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

CIAT is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

CIAT Admissions FAQs

Does CIAT accept transfer credits?

✅ CIAT accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Do I have to submit test scores to CIAT?

✅ CIAT is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at CIAT?

🟨 CIAT may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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