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Start your California College of the Arts (CCA) application process by selecting your intended level of academic study:

Undergraduate Applicants

Use either method listed below to apply for fall 2015. Spring 2016 applications will be available August 24. No preference is given to which application method you choose.

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Apply online via Common App

CCA practices rolling admissions, which means applications can be submitted for review after the priority deadlines.

Important Dates

February 1: Fall priority deadline for merit scholarship consideration
March 1: Priority deadline for all other fall applications
October 1: Priority deadline for spring applications

Graduate Applicants

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Important Dates

July 1: Application period closed for 2015 

November 1: Application available for 2016 term.

See also Graduate Admissions for specific program requirements.

Applications are considered on a rolling basis after the priority deadline, but are excluded from merit and diversity scholarship consideration. Need-based scholarships will continue to be awarded to qualified applicants who submit a late application.