Events
  • Sitting in Sound

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    Image: Electronic Sound Bath
     

  • L: Nora Jane Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception: I Wish I Was a Telephone: Nora Jane Slade and Marisa Takal

    Celebrate the opening of the two-person exhibition of work by Los Angeles-based artists Nora Jane Slade and Marisa Takal.

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

    Opening Reception 3-5pm /  Curator and Artist led walk-thru of the exhibition, 3pm  /  Free

  • Talking to Action

    Sep 17| Exhibition
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    Image: Eduardo Molinari, Confluencia 2: Los Angeles River, 2016.

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

  • Raised in Philadelphia, with roots in South Africa and Trinidad, Zinzi Clemmons’ writing has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Transition, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and support from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction. She is co-founder and former Publisher of Apogee Journal, and a Contributing Editor to LitHub. She teaches literature and creative writing at the Colburn Conservatory and Occidental College. Her debut novel, What We Lose, as well as a second title, are forthcoming from Viking.

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Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is the estimated amount it costs to attend Otis each year. The COA includes direct costs and indirect costs.
Direct costs are charges directly from the school that are billed to the student.
Indirect costs are estimated budgetary numbers based on average college student expenditures. Actual ‘indirect costs’ will vary from student to student.

Undergraduate & Graduate // Graduate Graphic Design // Graduate Writing (Part Time)

UNDERGRADUATE / GRADUATE COST OF ATTENDANCE (2017-2018)

 

ON CAMPUS

OFF CAMPUS

WITH PARENTS

TUITION

$42,370

$42,370

$42,370

Health Center Fee $400 $400 $400
Technology Fee $250 $250 $250
Student Activities Fee $250 $250 $250

Health Insurance*

$2,350

$2,350

$2,350

Books & Supplies

$1,400

$1,400

$1,400

Room & Board

$14,690

$11,800

$4,000

Personal Expenses

$2,800

$2,800

$3,700

Loan Fees

$150

$150

$150

TOTAL COA

$64,660

$61,770

$54,870

* Students are automatically enrolled in the health insurance plan, but can waive the plan (and the fee) by completing an online waiver by the deadline.
Undergraduate Students: $1,412 per credit
Graduate Students: $2,354 per credit

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GRAPHIC DESIGN - GRADUATE 2017-2018

 Primary Program

Tuition & Fees

  Summer  

   Spring  

   Total   

Tuition
  (Spring is based on a   
  7.5 credit semester)**   
 

 $21,185
 

 $17,655
 

 $38,840
 

Health Center Fee $200 $200 $400
Technology Fee $125 $125 $250
Student Activities Fee $125 $125 $250

Health Insurance *

 $1,360

 $990

 $2,350

Books & Supplies

 $700

 $527

 $1,227

Room & Board

 $3,934

 $5,900

 $9,834

Personal Expenses

 $933

 $1,400

 $2,333

Loan Fees $75 $75 $150

Total

 $28,637

 $26,997

 $55,634

 

 

Accelerated Program - 1st Year

Tuition & Fees

  Summer  

  Fall  

   Total   

Tuition
  (Fall is based on a   
   8 credit semester)**   
 

 $21,185
 

 $18,832
 

 $40,017
 

Health Center Fee $200 $200 $400
Technology Fee $125 $125 $250
Student Activities Fee $125 $125 $250

Health Insurance *

 $1,360

 $0

 $1,360

Books & Supplies

 $700

 $700

 $1,400

Room & Board

 $3,934

 $5,900

 $9,834

Personal Expenses

 $933

 $1,400

 $2,333

Loan Fees $75 $75 $150

Total

 $28,637

 $27,357

 $55,994

 

*Students are automatically enrolled in the health insurance plan, but can waive the plan (and the fee) by completing an online waiver by the deadline.
**$2,354 per credit

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MFA CREATIVE WRITING -PART TIME  2017-2018

Tuition & Fees

OFF CAMPUS

WITH PARENT

Tuition (8 credits)**

$22,720

$22,720

Health Center Fee $400 $400
Technology Fee $250 $250
Student Activities Fee $250 $250

Health Insurance*

$2,350

$2,350

Books & Supplies

$1,400

$1,400

Room & Board

$11,800

$4,000

Personal Expenses $2,800 $3,700

Loan Fees

$150

$150

Total

$42,120

$35,220

* Students are automatically enrolled in the health insurance plan, but can waive the plan (and the fee) by completing an online waiver by the deadline.
** Per credit cost is: $2,055

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