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Otis College of Art and Design Admission Requirements

Los Angeles, California

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Chances of getting into Otis College of Art and Design

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
80%
Admission Difficulty for Otis College of Art and Design
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Otis College of Art and Design and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Otis College of Art and Design is 80%.  It ranks #74 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Otis College of Art and Design is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,881 out of 2,342 applicants were admitted.

Otis College of Art and Design typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.26. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the lower half of their high school class. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Otis College of Art and Design application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Otis College of Art and Design. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 29% of students submitted SAT scores and 9% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Otis College of Art and Design SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
29%
SAT Scores for Otis College of Art and Design
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Otis College of Art and Design
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Otis College of Art and Design ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
9%
ACT Scores for Otis College of Art and Design
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Otis College of Art and Design
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Otis College of Art and Design GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.26
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Otis College of Art and Design?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Otis College of Art and Design. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Otis College of Art and Design was 3.26 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #74 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.26 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Otis College of Art and Design accepts 80% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Otis College of Art and Design students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 11.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 1.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 11.0% Good
3.25 to 3.49 33.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 22.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 22.0% Low
2.00 to 2.49 0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

67% of Otis College of Art and Design freshman were in the lower half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Otis College of Art and Design students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 23%
Top 50% of class 33%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Otis College of Art and Design admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,724 618 2,342
Accepted 1,409 472 1,881
Acceptance Rate 82% 76% 80%
Enrolled 159 66 225
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 14% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
247

Applicants have 247 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Otis College of Art and Design is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Otis College of Art and Design and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Otis College of Art and Design Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Considered but not required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Otis College of Art and Design
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=120403 IPEDS survey data for Otis College of Art and Design.

FAQs

Does Otis College of Art and Design prefer SAT or ACT?

29% of students submit their SAT scores to Otis College of Art and Design. 9% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Otis College of Art and Design?

80% of those who apply are granted admission to Otis College of Art and Design. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.