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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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Our industry partners—established and emerging companies, artists and designers—continually seek to hire, mentor, and collaborate with our students and graduates.

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Our revolutionary online 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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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.

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Open Houses
10:00am - 16:00pm
Join us! On Saturday, November 10th, Academy of Art University is hosting an exclusive information session at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in Downtown New York. This event is designed to kick-start your college career and make applying for college as worry-free as possible.
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