California College of the Arts (formerly California College of Arts and Crafts), founded in 1907, is known for its broad, interdisciplinary programs in art, design, architecture, and writing. It has two campuses, one in Oakland and one in San Francisco, California, USA. It is one of the premier fine arts and design institutions in the United States and a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of thirty-six leading art schools in the United States and Canada. CCA is also widely regarded as one of the leading art and design institutions in the world.
The California College of the Arts offers undergraduate and graduate majors in the areas of fine arts, architecture, curatorial practice, visual criticism, design, design strategy, interaction design, and writing. CCA confers bachelor of architecture, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, master of architecture, master of business administration in design strategy, master of arts, and master of fine arts degrees.
Tuition and fee information below reflects those costs associated with the 2011–12 academic year.
For last year’s tuition and fee figures, see 2010–11 Tuition & Fees.
$18,480 per term + $1,540 per unit over 18
$1,540 per unit
Cost per unit: $1,285
Undergraduate application fee: $60
Graduate application fee: $70
Undergraduate tuition deposit: $150 (applied to tuition charges)
Graduate tuition deposit: $185 (applied to tuition charges)
Housing deposit: $500 (applied to housing charges)
Housing cancellation fee: $250
Registration fee: $115 per term
Re-registration fee: $115 per term
Late-registration fee: $200
Health insurance fee: $841, fall; $1,393, spring
Student activity fee: $60 per term