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.
Explore is your first stop if you are considering applying to CalArts. Here you can find information about your program(s) of interest, events the Institute is hosting or attending, a virtual campus map, and much more. Your journey to CalArts starts here.
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.
The Office of Student Experience at CalArts provides a variety of student support and advocacy services, including career services, personal psychological therapy, special events/activities, and student government and organizations.
The Office of Student Experience also offers assistance to students with disabilities and addresses issues pertaining to student rights and responsibilities, including Title IX. Student Experience additionally seeks to assist students with transitions, from adjusting as a new student to the CalArts community to preparing for a career post-CalArts. The staff is dedicated to helping students deal with challenges and problems in all aspects of their lives.
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