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As a practice-based art school, we believe in a disciplined approach that encourages students to develop their own styles, to blend talent, technical skills, creative aspirations and professional knowledge.

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Real-World Partnerships

Designing Subaru

The Academy experience is packed with opportunities to work and network with industry partners. This semester, teams from the Schools of Industrial Design, Interior Architecture & Design, Advertising, and Fashion work together with automobile manufacturer Subaru to create holistic experiences and products—from concept to pitch.

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Online Learning

Our revolutionary online art degree courses provide the same rigorous education that we offer on campus with greater flexibility. Study on your own time, at your own pace. Combine online and on-site classes.

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Financial Aid

Completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the first step in a student being considered for federal and state education aid programs.

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San Francisco Is Your Campus

Discover life at the Academy and find your artistic home in SF. Get involved in campus culture, connect with others, and find support to help you succeed.

We're the only higher arts education institution in the U.S. that has an NCAA athletics program.

Upcoming Events

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sat10dec11:00 amsat12:00 pmOnline Open House11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Academy of Art University is recognized as one of the 2022-2023 Military Friendly ® schools. The Military Friendly ® Schools list is created each year to provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses by setting the standard for higher education institutions. Institutions earning the Military Friendly ® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey completed by the school. Academy of Art University is one of the 747 schools earning the designation out of more than 1,200 schools that participated in the 2021-2022 survey.

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