The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Hollywood

  • The mission of California Design College is to provide postsecondary education in the creative and applied arts in a dynamic and challenging learning environment that is sensitive to student and community needs. The programs offered by California Design College promote a culture of responsibility and prepare students for entry-level positions in their chosen fields of study through market driven curricula.
School Highlights
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Hollywood serves 1,602 students (61% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Hollywood is one of 51 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Hollywood is Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles (1.1 miles away).

Top Placements

The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Hollywood places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Hollywood(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty65 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Hollywood has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Hollywood diversity score of 0.71 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,602 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:144:1
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# Full-Time Students977 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students625 students5,903 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-144
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
7%
13%
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% Hispanic
44%
37%
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% Black
13%
7%
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% White
26%
32%
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% Hawaiian
3%
-
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% Two or more races
-
3%
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% Unknown races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.710.73
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,300$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,748 is less than the state average of $19,157. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,748$19,157
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$24,750$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,846$5,500
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Acceptance Rate64%86%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • California Design College is one of The Art Institutes, with 31 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary professionals. The parent company of The Art Institutes, Education Management Corporation (www.edmc.com), is among the largest providers of private postsecondary education in North America, based on student enrollment and revenue. Student enrollment exceeded 58,000 as of fall 2003. EDMC has 66 primary campus locations in 24 states and two Canadian provinces. EDMC's education institutes offer a broad range of academic programs concentrated in the media arts, design, fashion, culinary arts, behavioral sciences, health sciences, education, information technology and business fields, culminating in the award of associate's through doctoral degrees. California Design College offers a range of programs designed to enhance the skills and marketability of individuals with a variety of educational and professional backgrounds. Developed in cooperation with industry professionals, these programs are updated to meet the ever-changing needs of today's marketplace. Programs offered includes Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Marketing & Management, Graphic Design Interactive Media Design and Interior Design. California Design College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degrees, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees, Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees, Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees, and Certificates.

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