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The action-oriented

art, design, and architecture

school in San Francisco

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California College of the Arts cultivates ideas, industry, and impact in the progressive San Francisco Bay Area, educating our students as global changemakers through purposeful practice and critical discourse.

California College of the Arts cultivates ideas, industry, and impact in the progressive San Francisco Bay Area, educating our students as global changemakers through purposeful practice and critical discourse.

Experience

All are welcome at CCA, where diverse cultures, practices, and ideas merge.

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Our creative community makes a living by changing the world.

Purposeful practices

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Come learn to make work that makes a difference.

Aug 01

Undergraduate application available

Apply for admission to CCA.

Sep 01

Graduate application available

Apply for admission to CCA.

Oct 01

Undergraduate spring priority deadline for first-year and transfer students

Deadline for first-year and transfer applicants to submit applications for spring semester to guarantee consideration for institutional scholarships.

Nov 15

First-year early action deadline

First-year applicants should submit an application by this deadline to guarantee merit scholarship consideration.

Jan 15

Graduate application priority deadline

Deadline to submit an application for institutional scholarship consideration and admission for the following academic year. Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a rolling basis.