CalArts is a community of artists: a place that encourages all students to express their personal creative vision and the fullest version of themselves.

California Institute of the Arts: CalArts

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USA

Suburban Campus

Small Institution

1000

Undergraduate Students

Average Undergraduate Class Size

215 per year

Education Model

CalArts is a good place for a student commited to the Performing or Visual Arts. At the undergraduate level, we only offer BFA degrees.

Selectivity

Highly Selective

Internships within degree

Yes

Study Abroad Available

Yes

IB Grade Requirements

We do not have minimum entry requirements beyond graduation with an IB diploma. Admission to CalArts Is based primarily on an applicant’s audition or portfolio, and each program at CalArts has different audition or portfolio requirements.

UFP Requirements

Interested students should follow up further with Jesse Damazo at jdamazo@calarts.edu

Cost of Tuition

$52,850

Financial Aid Available?

Yes

California Institute of the Arts is renowned internationally as a game-changer in the education of professional artists. The transformative cultural impact of our alumni shows why: We bring out visionary creative talent unlike any other university, school or conservatory.

An all-inclusive community for a diversity of authentic voices, CalArts today offers more than 70 comprehensive degree programs in the visual, performing, media and literary arts.

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Subjects

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Art
USA Top 30
Art & Design
UK Top 30
Art & Design
World Top 50
Design
USA Top 10
Film and Media Production
Industry Recognised Top School
Film and Photography
Country Top 10
History
Country Top 100
Music
Country Top 20
Performing Arts
USA Top 20
Performing Arts
World Top 100
Subject Name
Degree Area
Art & Design
Art & Design
Dance
Performing Arts
Drama & Theatre
Performing Arts
Film and Media Production
Art & Design
Music
Performing Arts

Request Info

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