Graduate Application Process

California College of the Arts admits to its graduate programs students who have demonstrated intellectual promise and creative achievement.

For general questions about CCA’s graduate programs or the application process for any of the graduate programs listed above, please email

Select Your Intended Graduate Program

First review the specific application instructions for an intended program of study:

Note: Dual-degree applicants should review CCA's specific application instructions before applying for the dual-degree option.

Applicants must register their recommenders using the online application; this will provide recommenders with instructions and access to the online recommendation form.