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California College of the Arts

Archived Work by Year

New Talent Annual 2014 New Talent Annual 2012 New Talent Annual 2011 New Talent Annual 2010


1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco, CA
94107-2247 US





CCA educates students to shape culture through the practice and critical study of the arts. The college prepares its students for lifelong creative work and service to their communities through a curriculum in fine art, architecture, design, and writing.




550+ faculty members

Enrolled Students

1,450 undergraduates and 467 graduates

Pupil Teacher Ratio


Tuition Undergraduate

Full-Time Student (12-18 units) $19,992 per term + $1,666 per unit over 18; Part-Time Student (under 12 units) $1,666 per unit

Tuition Graduate

All students: $1,389 per unit

Notable Alumni

Painters Nathan Oliveira and Raymond Saunders, ceramicists Robert Arneson, Viola Frey, and Peter Voulkos, filmmaker Wayne Wang, conceptual artists David Ireland and Dennis Oppenheim, and designers Lucille Tenazas and Michael Vanderbyl.


Bachelor of Architecture (BArch), Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Master of Architecture (MArch), Master of Arts (MA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), and Master of Fine Arts (MFA).


For undergraduate students, scholarships include Creative Achievement Awards, Faculty Honors Awards, Diversity Scholarships, CCA Scholastic Awards, All-College Honors, Named & Emeritus Scholarships, CCA Scholarships, and the Trustees’ Scholarship & President’s Scholarship. Graduate scholarships include CCA Graduate Merit Scholarships, Diversity Scholarships, All-College Honors, CCA Scholarships, and Named Scholarships.

Financial Aid

CCA awards more than $19 million in college-funded scholarships and over $34 million in combined scholarships, grants, loans, and employment to students. Over 85 percent of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergraduate Programs

Animation Architecture (BArch), Ceramics, Community Arts, Fashion Design, Film, Furniture, Glass, Graphic Design, Illustration, Individualized Major, Industrial Design, Interaction Design, Interior Design, Jewelry/Metal Arts, Painting/Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textiles, Visual Studies, and Writing & Literature.

Graduate Programs

Architecture (MArch), Advanced Architectural Design (MAAD), Architecture in Urban Design & Landscape (MAUDL), Curatorial Practice, Design, Fine Arts, MBA in Design Strategy, MFA in Comics, MFA in Film Visual & Critical Studies, and Writing.

On Campus Clubs

Alliance for Multiculturalism in Architecture (NOMAS), American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), Animation Study Group, Animé Night, Badminton Club, Ceramics Club, Ceramics Guild, Cinéscene, Cossutius Chapter of Alpha Rho Chi Fraternity, Cross-Country Alliance, Light House (Bible Study Group), Future Action Reclamation Mob (FARM), Glass League, Improv Group, International Interior Design Association (IIDA), International Student Alliance (ISA), Les Nabi (Painting & Drawing Club), PLAySPACE Committee, Queer/Straight Alliance (QSA), Social Projects and Communal Environments (SPACE), Students of Color Coalition, Taiwanese Student Association, and Value Exchange.

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