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CalArts Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the average 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

How Many Students Attend California Institute of the Arts?

CalArts total enrollment is approximately 1,520 students.

1,011 are undergraduates and 495 are graduate students.

CalArts Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CalArts undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CalArts Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 405
International 217
Hispanic 135
Asian 107
Multi-Ethnic 58
Unknown 43
Black or African American 41
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

CalArts Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 60% of full-time grad students are women, and 40% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CalArts Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
International 191
White 181
Hispanic 49
Asian 29
Black or African American 20
Multi-Ethnic 14
Unknown 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CalArts achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #127 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  127 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  96.41 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does CalArts Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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CalArts is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CalArts is ranked 591 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  591 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  84.43 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

CalArts Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 596
International 408
Hispanic 186
Asian 137
Multi-Ethnic 73
Black or African American 61
Unknown 54
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California Institute of the Arts Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

CalArts ranks 779 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  779 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  79.47 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 865 female students and 655 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.

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There are approximately 259 female teachers and 273 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in 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.

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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%.

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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

Footnotes

*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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