In accordance with federal regulations set forth by Higher Education Act of 1965, schools are required to provide a list of consumer information to all students enrolled at CalArts.

General Institutional Information

Below you will find more information with a brief description or link to where it can be found. If you need assistance obtaining the information listed, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 661-253-7869 or

Instructional Facilities

The center of campus life is a sprawling five-level, 500,000-square-foot building—equivalent to 11 acres of square footage—which houses all six schools.


Student Financial Assistance

Student Loan Information

  • Initial Loan Counseling for Student Borrowers
    All first time federal loan borrowers must complete loan counseling before their loan can be disbursed. Counseling can be completed online.
  • Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers
    All students that borrow federal loans must complete loan exit counseling when they graduate or drop below half time (6 units). Exit counseling can be completed here.

Complaint Procedure

An individual may contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education for review of a complaint. The bureau may be contacted at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833. Phone: 916-431-6924, Fax: 916-263-1897.