California College of the Arts Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at California College of the Arts

We calculated a Salary Score for each of California College of the Arts's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at California College of the Arts to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Score ™ for CCA Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture 90 97% 97% $45,000 $55,960 90
Design and Applied Arts 77 92% 92% $27,000 $41,040 77
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 93 85% 85% Not Reported $33,990 93
Fine and Studio Arts 37 88% 88% $27,000 $24,560 37
Graphic Communications 48 97% 97% $25,250 $30,410 48

Salary Score ™ for CCA Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture 51 100% 100% Not Reported $54,320 51
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 100 98% 98% $86,560 $87,600 100
Design and Applied Arts 100 100% 100% $66,610 $106,420 100
Fine and Studio Arts 83 91% 91% $75,550 $39,910 83
Graphic Communications 7 86% 86% Not Reported $31,310 7
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 33 81% 81% $71,080 $32,650 33

Most Recent Reviews

Anesta Iwan 3/15/2017

Graduate Programs Foundation Scholarship California College of the Arts offers a range of different artistic fields that serve as the backbone to all of its program. Beginning with the first year, all undergraduates are required to take core curriculum in (1) Drawing, (2) 2-D/ composition, (3) 3-D/ sculpture, and (4) 4-D/ film and web design. Second through fifth year (architecture) consist of core architectural studios as well as advanced studios (with different focus topics, such as tower, robotics, material).... Read More

Denisse 2/3/2017

I am doing three year Master of Architecture program at California College of the Arts. So far, this first year has been heavy but I do not regret it. I been learning a lot from my professors and the courses. The school has been very supported with everything is going on in politics today. At school I feel safe and welcome. The facilities are excellent, they have a wide variety of tools to work with.