Otis College of Art and Design

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: California

Description

In 1918, General Harrison Gray Otis bequeathed his home to the city for "the advancement of the arts." For almost 80 years, Otis remained at this downtown location. In 1997, the College moved to the Elaine & Bram Goldsmith Campus on the West side. From Spanish-Moorish mansion to seven-story cube, Otis has evolved. The 115,000 square-foot Ahmanson Hall was renovated in 1997, using the concept of an artist's loft or a working studio rather than that of a traditional classroom. Ahmanson Hall's open plan encourages communication among the departments, as well as between students and faculty members.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1206
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 59

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

Address:
9045 Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles California 90045

Website: http://www.otis.edu

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Main Phone: 800-527-7684

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Admissions Contact:
Carolyn Boteilho
Admissions Counselor, Admissions
310-665-6818
cboteilho@otis.edu

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International Admissions Contact:
Anessa Escobar
Admissions Counselor, Admissions
310-665-6822
aescobar@otis.edu

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Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
Otis requires a minimum GPA of 2.5 (of 4.0) for transfer.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The minimum grade required for transfer is "C."

Credits (Min/Max):
Otis requires a minimum of 33 semester units.

Test Scores for Applying:
The submission of SAT/ACT scores is not required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
A statement of good standing from your previous institution is required.

Essay(s) required:
A one-page essay is required, which should describe a significant person or experience that has influenced your decision to become an artist or designer. Include your name and other ID(date of birth, address) at the top of the essay.

Application Fee:
There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee.

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Apply Here:
http://www.otis.edu/admissions/undergraduate_admissions/undergraduate_application.html

Standardized Testing

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 509

Transfers Accepted: 249

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 49%

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2008

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Otis provides assistance to all matriculated US citizens and permanent residents in financing their education via grants, scholarships, campus employment, loans, and internet resources.

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