California College of the Arts - High School Programs

Post date: Mar 15, 2016 6:35:52 AM

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Applications are now open for 2016 summer programs at CCA. Apply now to reserve your space!

Summer High School English + Art/Design Program

3 weeks / July 9-31

For international high school students ages 15-17 (regardless of grade level)

This unique summer program is designed for international high school students who would enjoy spending three weeks in the San Francisco Bay Area while developing their English language and studio skills. Participants explore verbal and visual languages and experiment with a range of processes and materials. They work closely with faculty to complete and document studio projects for their college-admissions portfolios; they also receive guidance on developing college application essays.

Priority application deadline: April 1

For more information and to apply, please visit

Pre-College Program

4 weeks / June 27–July 22

For high school students ages 15-18 who have just completed the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade

CCA's four-week summer Pre-College Program, for American students and international students with fluent English proficiency, offers 20 different art, architecture, design, and writing course options. Participants earn 3 units of college credit. International participants are typically attending English-speaking high schools in the U.S. or abroad.

Scholarship application deadline: March 14

For more information and to apply, please visit

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