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Monday 4.12.2021

National Application Center :: campus tours :: California College of the Arts costs & financial aid

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California College of the Arts

California College of the Arts
1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Official telephone: (415) 703-9500
Toll-free telephone: (800) 447-1ART
Fax number: (415) 703-9539
Website: www.cca.edu
Screen last updated on: December 2019

The financial aid information below is valid for the 2018 academic year.

FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
Financial aid officer: Dewayne Barnes,
Director of Financial Aid
Contacting the office: 415 703-9528
800 447-1-ART (toll free)
415 551-9261 (fax)
finaid@cca.edu
FAFSA number: 001127

EXPENSES
Undergraduate tuition: $48,648; $48,648 out-of-state
Additional required fees: $490
Book fees: $1,500
Miscellaneous expenses: $3,450
Other expenses: Personal and transportation.

APPLYING FOR AID

Required form Priority date Rolling? Closing date
FAFSAFebruary 1yesN/A
State Aid FormFebruary 1yesN/A

Date award notification begins: April 1
Applied for financial aid:
53% of first-year students
47% of full-time undergraduates
32% of part-time undergraduates
Determined to have financial need:
87% of first-year students
91% of full-time undergraduates
88% of part-time undergraduates
Students determined to have financial need who received any financial aid:
100% of first-year students
100% of full-time undergraduates
100% of part-time undergraduates
Students determined to have financial need who received any need-based gift aid:
100% of first-year students
100% of full-time undergraduates
100% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received need-based self-help aid:
96% of first-year students
96% of full-time undergraduates
100% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received any non-need-based gift aid:
80% of first-year students
77% of full-time undergraduates
64% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid whose need was fully met (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
13% of first-year students
8% of full-time undergraduates
14% of part-time undergraduates
Average percent of need that was met of students who received any need-based aid (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
72% for first-year students
68% for full-time undergraduates
58% for part-time undergraduates
Average financial aid package (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$39,927 for first-year students
$38,416 for full-time undergraduates
$21,525 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based gift award:
$35,581 for first-year students
$31,113 for full-time undergraduates
$15,269 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$6,582 for first-year students
$7,625 for full-time undergraduates
$6,738 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$3,790 for first-year students
$4,853 for full-time undergraduates
$4,690 for part-time undergraduates
Students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
36% of first-year students
31% of full-time undergraduates
28% of part-time undergraduates
Average award to students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
$13,900 for first-year students
$12,984 for full-time undergraduates
$8,946 for part-time undergraduates
School participates in Federal Work-Study Program: yes

TYPES OF AID AVAILABLE
Types of loans available:
  • Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct PLUS Loans
Parent loans packaged to meet need: yes
First-year loan package range: $100 (full tuition)
Undergraduate loan package range: $100 (full tuition)
Percent of undergraduates who have borrowed through all loan programs: 58%
Average student debt upon graduation: $33,190
Types of payment plans:
  • Education Plan, Inc.
  • Key Education Resources (formerly Knight Tuition Plans)
  • Academic Management Services (AMS)
  • EFI Fund Management
  • Tuition Management Systems
  • deferred payment plan
  • family tuition reduction
  • guaranteed tuition
  • school's own payment plan(s)
Need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • need-based (general)
  • Federal Pell Grants
  • SEOG
  • state scholarships/grants
  • college/university scholarships/grants (institutional funds)
  • private scholarships/grants
Non-need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • non-need-based (general)
  • academic merit scholarships/grants
  • creative arts/performance

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