Academy of Art University

San Francisco, CA

Academy of Art University

San Francisco, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$24,664

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,363
Declined
Total Received 2,363
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Private

6,694

undergraduate students

3,090

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The Academy of Art University, founded in 1929, is a private institution. Its urban campus is located in San Francisco.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 9,784
Established in 1929
Coeducational Coeducational

Urban campus in San Francisco (population: 884,363). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation between buildings on campus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: San Francisco International

Academy of Art University
79 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA
94105

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Tea Time Animation
  • Beyond the Front Row
  • Drawaholics Anonymous Crew
  • Comics and Concept Art Club
  • Chinese Student Association

Top Events

  • Spring Show
  • Industry on Campus Series
  • Halloweek, Club Mixer
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $50

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,363
Declined
Total Received 2,363

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
academic GPA
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 99
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,586

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,664
Room & board $18,386
Books & supplies $1,080
Other fees $2,720
Total $46,850
Average Financial Aid - $5,586
Total with Avg. Aid $41,264
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Financial Facts

Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Acting
Advertising
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Apparel and Textile Manufacture
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Apparel and Textiles, General
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
Costume Design
Digital Arts
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion and Fabric Consultant
Fashion/Apparel Design
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Game and Interactive Media Design
Graphic Design
Illustration
Industrial and Product Design
Interior Design
Journalism
Landscape Architecture
Metal and Jewelry Arts
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
Music Theory and Composition
Music, Other
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

9,784

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

6,694
students

Female
57%
3,796

Male
43%
2,898

32%

3,118
students

Female
66%
2,054

Male
34%
1,064

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

56%

3,758
students

Female
54%
1,996

Male
46%
1,762

44%

2,936
students

Female
62%
1,800

Male
38%
1,136

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 10%
Student 5 year graduation rate 23%
Student 6 year graduation rate 8%

Student Break-down

25%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
15%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

951

Transfer students enrolled

10%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Career

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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