Online Education

Our hands-on online art and design courses—taught by the same industry professionals using the same curriculum as our on-campus courses—give you the flexibility to study on your schedule, from anywhere in the world.

Veteran Support

Looking to pursue your passion in art and design as a member of the military and veteran community? Academy of Art University provides you with the support and tools to build a portfolio of professional quality work, and other benefits like a Veteran’s Resource Center and dedicated advisors.

STEM Degrees

Our 14 STEM programs combine art and design thinking to add STEAM power to your education. With a STEM degree, you’ll build a portfolio that displays your ability to work collaboratively on cross-disciplinary teams, and address problems with real-world solutions.

Companies Hiring Our Students

Our graduates have been hired from the biggest companies in the world. Start your career now

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The Academy of Art University’s urban campus is located in San Francisco’s culturally diverse community. Home to extraordinary museums, filled with parks and outdoor entertainment venues, and featuring miles of beaches and hiking trails, the glorious city of San Francisco has something for everyone.

We’re Not Just Artists
Academy of Art University is the only higher arts education institution in the U.S. to have an NCAA Division II athletics program. As a student-athlete at the Academy, you can fulfill your creative and athletic goals while living in one of the best cities in the world.
Unleash Your Gaming Potential
Students across campus combine skills from their respective degree paths and shared love of gaming to create a close-knit community. Academy of Art University’s eSports lounge hosts events, collegiate competitions, and educational opportunities; it’s a communal place for our students to relax and play. Academy of Art University’s eSports program is a symbol of innovation, where artistry and intense gaming converge.

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