Imagining the future of art and design education requires skilled people with vivid imagination. Fortunately, Academy of Art University is richly endowed with both.

We tapped the expertise of our University community – faculty, staff, Board of Directors, and students – through an intense, comprehensive and inclusive strategic planning process to develop the Strategic Plan 2016 – 2021. The Plan envisions the future and articulates the steps we must take to ensure the very best experience for our students who are the heart of the University.

Read the Plan.