San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$46,064

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 160
Declined 9
Total Received 169
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Private

303

undergraduate students

117

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The San Francisco Art Institute, founded in 1871, is a private non-profit fine arts college. Its four-acre campus is located in the Russian Hill district of San Francisco.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 420
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational

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Four-acre, urban campus in San Francisco (population: 884,363). Served by air, bus, and train; other airport serves Oakland (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco, CA
94133

Campus Life

no
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Not used

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 160
Declined 9
Total Received 169

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Formal demonstration of competencies

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

70%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$23,873

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,664
Additional fees $400
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $47,564
Average Financial Aid - $23,873
Total with Avg. Aid $23,691

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $228,868
State $67,406
Institutional $2,083,190
Other external $183,955
Total $2,563,419

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Aid Office


P: 415 749-4520
F: 415 351-3503
financialaid@sfai.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Digital Arts.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Painting.
Photography.
Sculpture.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Visual and Performing Arts, Other.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Painting
  2. Photography
  3. New Genres

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

420

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

303
students

Female
68%
207

Male
32%
96

28%

117
students

Female
70%
82

Male
30%
35

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

222
students

Female
62%
138

Male
38%
84

27%

81
students

Female
85%
69

Male
15%
12

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Student Break-down

19%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

54%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Mexico
South Korea
Taiwan
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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