CalArts offers a variety of unique programs at the undergraduate and graduate level within its six world-renowned Schools—Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater.
Undergraduate core courses are the foundation of BFA studies at CalArts, providing a strong general education and opportunities to deepen every student's artistic practice.
The CalArts Library enables students and faculty to develop the skills necessary for creative exploration, critical reflection and lifelong learning.
CalArts is located in Santa Clarita, Calif., 30 miles north of Los Angeles. Explore the local area and community.
Offering innovative continuing education arts courses designed to meet the needs of both emerging artists and lifelong learners.
For the latest snapshot of the Institute, we'd like to share with you the following highlights from the 2017/2018 academic year.
With a 30% acceptance rate, CalArts' admissions process remains among the most competitive.
"The type of artist that graduates from CalArts is a pioneer, a radical, and an outlier as opposed to solely a doer."
—Bryn Cohn (Dance BFA 10), Princess Grace Fellowship Nominee 2018
– Vincent De La Torre (Film/Video, MFA 3)
These are just a few of the many awards and recognitions received by our alumni, faculty and students in 2017/2018.
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