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California College of the Arts

1111 8th Street

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Telephone: 415-703-9500

URL: http://www.cca.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Barbara Gross Davis

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://portal.cca.edu/teaching/academic-affairs/student-achievement/

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: February 17, 2017

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 1900

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1954

Undergraduate FTE: 1,192

Graduate FTE: 338

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerDominick TracyAssociate Provostdtracy@cca.edu
Board of Directors ChairLorna MeyerManaging Director, Wealth Management, Merrill Lynchlorna_meyer@ml.com
Chief Academic OfficerTammy Rae CarlandProvosttcarland@cca.edu
Chief Executive OfficerStephen BealPresidentsbeal@cca.edu
Chief Financial OfficerEd ProhaskaChief Financial Officereprohaska@cca.edu
Director Institutional ResearchDominick TracyAssociate Provostdtracy@cca.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00112700California College of the ArtsSan FranciscoMain CampusActive
00112700OaklandOaklandAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Advanced Architectural DesignMasters2011On-Site
AnimationBachelors2007On-Site
ArchitectureMasters2004On-Site
ArchitectureBachelors1985On-Site
CeramicsBachelors1936On-Site
ComicsMasters2013On-Site
Community ArtsBachelors2005On-Site
Curatorial PracticeMasters2003On-Site
DesignMasters2000On-Site
Fashion DesignBachelors1997On-Site
FilmMasters2013On-Site
FilmBachelors1950On-Site
Fine ArtsMasters1936On-Site
FurnitureBachelors1978On-Site
Game ArtsBachelors2021On-Site
GlassBachelors1950On-Site
Graphic DesignBachelors1941On-Site
IllustrationBachelors1985On-Site
IndividualizedBachelors1988On-Site
Industrial DesignBachelors1988On-Site
Interaction DesignMasters2015On-Site
Interaction DesignBachelors2011On-Site
Interior DesignBachelors1970On-Site
Jewelry/Metal ArtsBachelors1936On-Site
MBA in Design StrategyMasters2008On-Site
Painting/DrawingBachelors1936On-Site
PhotographyBachelors1936On-Site
PrintmediaBachelors1936On-Site
SculptureBachelors1936On-Site
TextilesBachelors1950On-Site
Visual StudiesBachelors2003On-Site
Visual and Critical StudiesMasters2000On-Site
WritingMasters2000On-Site
Writing and LiteratureBachelors2003On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Offsite Review
Fall2024Accreditation Visit