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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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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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sun29janAll Daysat04febSpring 2023 Welcome Week(All Day)

mon06febAll DaySpring 2023 Classes Begin(All Day: monday)

thu09feb7:00 pmthu9:00 pmQ&A with FX Makeup Artist Bart Mixon7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

sat11febAll DaySpring 2023 Term: Last Day to Make Course Changes Without Late Fee(All Day: saturday)

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