CCA offers an exciting opportunity for first-year students to become a part of our dynamic learning community.
Applying to CCA
CCA is currently accepting undergraduate applications for the spring and fall 2013 terms. To apply, select the Apply Now link at the top, right-hand side of this page.
CCA practices rolling admissions, that is to say we will continue to receive and review applications as they complete for the upcoming term. Visit Application Requirements for information about completing your application.
Things to Know
Community: CCA prepares students to understand the challenges and possibilities of doing creative, meaningful work in diverse, international, and multicultural contexts. The Center for Art and Public Life provides special programs for students interested in connecting art, education, and community.
The Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development supports campuswide events, student organizations, and leadership opportunities for students. See Student Activities & Leadership.
The Office of Career Services will help you discover your career options through support services including internship opportunities, workshops, and career counseling.
Participating in on-campus residential living provides students an opportunity to build lifelong friendships. Housing offers two residence halls on the Oakland campus and one off-campus residence hall in downtown Oakland.
CCA offers transfer credit for scores of 3 and above on Advanced Placement (AP) exams. A complete list of AP exams and their Humanities and Science (H&S) transfer equivalents is available in the Advanced Placement (AP) section.
Download CCA's undergraduate viewbook
Graphic Design Alumni
Watch Graphic Design alums Andre Andreev and G. Dan Covert discuss their post-CCA successes—founding Dress Code in New York and writing a design book together!
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