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California College of the Arts Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

63.7%
Admission Difficulty for California College of the Arts
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into California College of the Arts? The school has a 64% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,277 out of 2,005 applicants were admitted making California College of the Arts a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. California College of the Arts typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

64% are accepted,
can you get in?

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for California College of the Arts
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for California College of the Arts
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Estimated Average SAT N/A

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for California College of the Arts
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for California College of the Arts
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Estimated Average ACT N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into California College of the Arts. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at California College of the Arts was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as California College of the Arts accepts 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted California College of the Arts students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 10% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 25% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 25% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 7% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

California College of the Arts admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,362 643 2,005
Accepted 897 380 1,277
Acceptance Rate 66% 59% 64%
Enrolled 186 87 273
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 23% 21%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to California College of the Arts and what considerations affect admission decisions?

California College of the Arts Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at California College of the Arts
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110370 IPEDS survey data for California College of the Arts.