Otis College of Art and Design Admission RequirementsLos Angeles, California
Chances of getting into Otis College of Art and Design
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Otis College of Art and Design and can I get accepted? The school has a 94% acceptance rate ranking it #104 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,705 out of 1,806 applicants were admitted making Otis College of Art and Design an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. Otis College of Art and Design typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Otis College of Art and Design SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT29%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1160|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Otis College of Art and Design?
Otis College of Art and Design typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #33 in California for highest average SAT composite score. 29 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>96%|
|1160 to 1270||Avg +||94%-96%|
|1050 to 1160||Avg -||90%-94%|
|940 to 1050||Reach||84%-90%|
|Less than 940||Low||<84%|
Otis College of Art and Design ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT9%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Otis College of Art and Design?
Admission data indicates that Otis College of Art and Design regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #42 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Otis College of Art and Design.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>96%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||94%-96%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||90%-94%|
|17 to 20||Reach||84%-90%|
|Less than 17||Low||<84%|
Avg. High School GPA3.15
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about 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 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #78 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.15 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Otis College of Art and Design accepts 94% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||14%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||17%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||25%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||13%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||20%||16%|
What are the requirements for admission to Otis College of Art and Design and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
29% of students submit their SAT scores to Otis College of Art and Design. 9% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
94% of those who apply are granted admission to Otis College of Art and Design. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1270. 29% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.