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CalArts Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to learn how diverse the typical college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the CalArts diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

CalArts Student Population

1,166 Total Students
665 Undergraduates
353 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend California Institute of the Arts?

CalArts total enrollment is approximately 1,166 students. 665 are undergraduates and 353 are graduate students.

CalArts Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CalArts undergraduate population is made up of 54% women, and 46% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CalArts Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 247
International 152
Hispanic 97
Asian 58
Multi-Ethnic 43
Black or African American 35
Unknown 29
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

CalArts Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 58% of full-time grad students are women, and 42% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CalArts Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 127
International 123
Hispanic 38
Black or African American 21
Multi-Ethnic 17
Asian 16
Unknown 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

CalArts Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 444
International 311
Hispanic 154
Asian 82
Multi-Ethnic 68
Black or African American 58
Unknown 45
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California Institute of the Arts Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 378
Asian 42
Black or African American 34
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at CalArts.

CalArts Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Male Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 630 female students and 536 male students at CalArts.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CalArts is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  97.37 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


More about CalArts faculty.

There are approximately 259 female teachers and 273 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

44.03% Out of State
8.78% Out of the Country

CalArts ranks 343 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

44.03% of CalArts students come from out of state, and 8.78% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  84 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 28 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 75
New York 11
Illinois 8
Texas 4
Florida 3

International Students at CalArts

Students from 54 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, South Korea, and Canada.

Learn more about international students at CalArts.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
40.92% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  73.80 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CalArts, 40.92% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
22-24 376
20-21 357
25-29 346
18-19 256
30-34 106
35 and over 53
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*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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