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California College of the Arts:
California College of the Arts (CCA), founded in 1907, is the largest regionally accredited, independent school of art and design in the western United States. California College of the Arts is noted for the interdisciplinarity and breadth of its programs. We offer studies in 22 undergraduate and 11 graduate majors in the areas of Fine arts, Architecture, Design, Writing, and more. CCA has two campuses in the San Francisco Bay Area, a global hub for technological and cultural innovation.

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Undergraduate & Graduate Degree Art & Design Programs:

California College of the Arts offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs, balancing innovation with tradition and integrating theory with practice.

Undergraduate degree program subject areas include:
- Writing and Literature
- Fashion Design
- Graphic Design
- Interior Design
- Media Arts
- Animation
- Architecture
- Photography

Graduate degree program subject areas include:
- MBA in Design Strategy
- Fine Arts
- Visual & Critical Studies
- Design
- Architecture
- Curatorial Practice
- Writing

Other programs include:
- First Year Program
- Teaching Concentration
- Critical Studies
- Diversity Studies

Accreditation:
CCA is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), and the Foundation for Interior Design Education Research (FIDER).

Why Study at CCA?


- Make Art that Matters
CCA students are out in the world making change happen. They are engaged in issues of social justice, sustainability, diversity, community development, and education.

- Push Boundaries
CCA students are free to explore—from the traditional to the experimental. The college’s state-of-the art facilities encourage connections and collaboration among students and faculty.

- Global Engagement
Study abroad, exchange opportunities, and sponsored studios with international firms expand students’ worldviews and cultural understanding.

- Bold & Innovative
CCA’s innovative curriculum prepares students for a wide variety of careers in the arts. Many CCA students have an entrepreneurial bent and go on to start their own businesses.

Our Mission:
CCA educates students to shape culture through the practice and critical study of the arts. The college prepares its students for lifelong creative work and service to their communities through a curriculum in fine art, architecture, design, and writing.

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