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Otis College of Art and Design Overview

Otis College of Art and Design is a private not-for-profit institution located in Los Angeles, California. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Otis College of Art and Design Known For?

225 Undergraduate Awards
$52,156 Avg Cost After Aid
91% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Otis College of Art and Design may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 7 to 1.
  • Students at Otis College of Art and Design have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Otis College of Art and Design.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 16% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Otis College of Art and Design bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,900 a year. That's about 10% more than their peers at other schools.
  • The average Otis College of Art and Design student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Otis College of Art and Design has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Best Colleges for General Visual & Performing Arts College Factual
#3 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#8 Best Colleges for Design & Applied Arts College Factual
#9 Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#13 Best Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts College Factual
#25 Best Visual & Performing Arts Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Otis College of Art and Design?

Location of Otis College of Art and Design

Contact details for Otis College of Art and Design are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Phone: 800-527-6847
Website: www.otis.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Otis.College
Twitter: https://twitter.com/OtisCollege

How Do I Get Into Otis College of Art and Design?

You can apply to Otis College of Art and Design online at: www.otis.edu/how-apply

Admission Requirements for Otis College of Art and Design

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Otis College of Art and Design?

91% Acceptance Rate
74% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 91%, Otis College of Art and Design is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 26% of accepted students are men and 74% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 90%, and the acceptance rate for women is 92%.

Can I Afford Otis College of Art and Design?

$52,156 Net Price
50% Take Out Loans
4.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Otis College of Art and Design is $52,156. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Otis College of Art and Design, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $7,902 a year. That adds up to $31,608 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Otis College of Art and Design is 4.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Otis College of Art and Design Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,068 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,086 undergraduate students at Otis College of Art and Design, with 1,068 being full-time and 18 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Otis College of Art and Design

There are also 58 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,068 full-time undergraduates at Otis College of Art and Design, 34% are male and 66% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Otis College of Art and Design

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Otis College of Art and Design students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Otis College of Art and Design Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 272
Black or African American 47
Hispanic or Latino 59
White 307
International Students 242
Other Races/Ethnicities 141

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at Otis College of Art and Design. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 45 countries are represented at Otis College of Art and Design. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Online Learning at Otis College of Art and Design

0 Took All Classes Online
465 Took At Least One Class Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 465 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Otis College of Art and Design has changed over the last few years.

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This is the #2,028 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Otis College of Art and Design regardless of major.

Otis College of Art and Design Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Design & Applied Arts 117 14 131
General Visual & Performing Arts 69 0 69
Fine & Studio Arts 26 5 31
Environmental Design 13 0 13
Writing Studies 0 6 6
TOTAL 225 25 250

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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