Our International Students

Every year, students from all over the world come to study CalArts. Currently international students comprise approximately 32% percent of the student body at CalArts, with 50+ countries represented.  Please see the Facts and Figures - Student Geography for detailed information.

Enrolled Students

If you are an Enrolled Student you will find more information on our International Student Page at the CalArts Hub

Student Services

The Office of International Students provides a multitude of services for international students: advice on maintaining student visa status, assistance in understanding immigration regulations for students in various situations, as well as providing information on Social Security card, DMV, and U.S. tax information. Our office reports and maintains student visa record on SEVIS, and issues all I-20s for matriculated students.  

In addition, we present various programs throughout the year, starting with international student orientation, work visa and entrepreneur workshops, curricular practical training group sessions, optional practical training group sessions, and U.S. income tax workshops. 


If you have questions or concerns please contact us via phone at 661-291-3418 or use one of the emails below, depending on your status. Our office number is F207 and it is located on the second floor.

New Students: intlstudents@calarts.edu

Enrolled Students: intlprograms@calarts.edu

Exchange Students: gonzalez@calarts.edu