California College of the Arts (CCA)

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California College of the Arts can be found in San Francisco, CA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. California College of the Arts has an enrollment of nearly two thousand students.

82% of all students that apply are granted admission to California College of the Arts, from which 20% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall California College of the Arts (CCA) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for California College of the Arts was reported as 81.6% in Fall 2013 with over 1,410 college applications submitted to CCA. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for California College of the Arts has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 74.9%
  • 2010-2011: 75.8%
  • 2011-2012: 76.3%
  • 2012-2013: 83.2%
  • 2013-2014: 81.6%
  • Projected CCA Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 80.0%

How Does California College of the Arts (CCA) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for California College of the Arts is forty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
San Francisco Conservatory of Music39.9%
San Francisco Art Institute82.7%
Mills College68.0%
Holy Names University56.7%
Dominican University of California77.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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