Otis College of Art and Design (Otis Art Institute)

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Otis Art Institute can be found in Los Angeles, CA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Otis Art Institute has an enrollment of around 1,300 students.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores to Otis Art Institute. A score between 860 - 1130 on the SAT exam, or 19 - 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Otis Art Institute average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.33 for accepted students. Otis Art Institute sends acceptance letters to roughly 50 percent of students applying each year. Of those that are admitted, roughly 22 percent registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at otis.edu.

Overall Otis Art Institute Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Otis College of Art and Design was reported as 46.3% in Fall 2013 with over 1,580 college applications submitted to Otis Art Institute. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Otis Art Institute ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Otis Art Institute Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Otis College of Art and Design?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Otis Art Institute is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

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 Otis College of Art and Design has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 45.3%
  • 2010-2011: 50.0%
  • 2011-2012: 51.1%
  • 2012-2013: 54.9%
  • 2013-2014: 46.3%
  • Projected Otis Art Institute Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 49.8%

How Does Otis Art Institute Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Otis College of Art and Design is twenty percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mount St. Mary's College74.1%
Occidental College42.4%
Columbia College Hollywood54.8%
Woodbury University55.8%
Art Center College of Design81.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

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


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Otis Art Institute (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 25
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