College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.
California Institute of the Arts was awarded 102 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is drama and theater arts.
CalArts was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.
Even if you have the best grades and high test scores, that may not be enough to get into CalArts since the school has one of the most selective in the country. Its acceptance rate is a mere 27%, so there's no shame if you don't get in. Be sure to apply to other schools just in case.
Learn more about California Institute of the Arts admissions.
The student to faculty ratio at CalArts is an impressive 5 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at California Institute of the Arts is 67%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At California Institute of the Arts this rate is 60%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.
The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at CalArts for first-time, full-time students is 48%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at California Institute of the Arts.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 762 undergraduates at CalArts with 665 being full-time and 97 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CalArts, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CalArts, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $9,658 a year. That adds up to $38,632 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at CalArts is 4.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
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Contact details for CalArts are given below.
|Address:||24700 W Mcbean Pky, Valencia, CA 91355-2397|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Drama & Theater Arts||40||$24,555|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||27||$22,992|
|Fine & Studio Arts||21||$18,798|
|Design & Applied Arts||12||NA|
|Computer Software & Applications||1||NA|
|Radio, Television & Digital Communication||0||NA|
Learn more about the majors offered at California Institute of the Arts along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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