2022-2023

July 5 Tuesday Payment period begins and tuition statements are available online
Aug. 11 Thursday Tuition Payment Deadline, after this date your account will be placed on a registration hold and assessed a $200.00 late fee
Sept. 6 Tuesday Classes Removed due to balance due on account
Sept. 16 Friday Final tuition payment deadline
Nov. 1 Monday Payment period begins and tuition statements are available online
Dec. 16 Friday Tuition Payment Deadline, after this date your account will be placed on a registration hold and assessed a $200.00 late fee
Jan. 4 Wednesday Classes Removed due to balance due on account
Jan. 13 Friday Final tuition payment deadline

Tuition Refund Policy

Tuition for students who withdraw from CalArts or take a leave of absence for the term are adjusted according to the following schedule. Fees are non-refundable. Students are responsible for any outstanding balance remaining after tuition adjustment. If you are receiving financial aid, your leave/withdrawal may affect your financial aid for the current and/or future terms.

You can find the Leave of Absence and Withdrawal forms here.

 

Tuition Refund Schedule

Timing Refund Percentage
Before Classes Begin 100%
Leave/Withdraw during 1st Week 90%
Leave/Withdraw during 2nd Week 75%
Leave/Withdraw during 3rd Week 50%
Leave/Withdraw during 4th Week 25%
Leave/Withdraw after 4th Week 0%