California Institute of the Arts

24700 W McBean Pky, Valencia, CA 91355-2397

About California Institute of the Arts

California State University – Sacramento is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in a single field other than education. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate895
Student Age% Under 2569%
 % 25 and Over31%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time99%
 % Part-time1%
Race/Ethnicity% White58.7%
 % Black7.2%
 % Asian10.5%
 % Latino10.6%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown1.1%
 % International student11%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted16%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled58%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
 Admissions ExaminationNeither required nor recommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$70
 Graduate Application Fee$70
 In-State Tuition & Fees$36,742
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$36,742
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid78%
 % Undergraduates with Loans61%
 % Undergraduates with Grants69%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,730
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,300
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,842
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,961
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,209
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,789

Neighborhood Data for the Valencia Area

Median Age35.9
Median Household Income$83,579
Total Population173,993
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.4% 49.6%
 Age 0-952.9%47.1%
 Age 10-1754.9%45.1%
 Age 18-2455.0%45.0%
 Age 25-2949.5%50.5%
 Age 30-3950.5%49.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White72.6%
 % Black2.4%
 % Asian9.0%
 % Latino29.8%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,300
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,842
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,384
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%9.3%1.7%
 $500 to $7490.0%4.7%0.0%
 $750 to $9996.9%24.1%5.1%
 Over $100093.1%61.9%89.1%
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