Academy of Art University is looking for dedicated students who want to become tomorrow’s art and design leaders. We seek innovators, storytellers, collaborators, problem solvers, dreamers, leaders—all are welcome here.

If you think Academy of Art University is the right place for you, the next step is to apply. You’ll find that the application process isn’t that difficult at all, especially when you’re well-informed. Prospective students who apply are assigned their own personal admissions representative. Your “rep” will assist you through the admissions process, and make sure that your application best reflects your abilities.


Here’s How it Works

Apply by Mail

If you prefer to apply via mail, download our application form:

Mail to: Undergraduate Admissions Department or Graduate Admission Department Academy of Art University 79 New Montgomery Street San Francisco, CA,94105

Have a question?

Send us a note or call us at 1-415-274-2222 and an admissions representative will walk you through the process.


Find detailed information about tuition and fees, see if you qualify for financial aid, and get the facts about scholarships.

Key Semester Dates

Summer 2023Fall 2023Spring 2024
Classes BeginJune 19Sept 7Feb 5
Classes EndAug 9Dec 23May 25

Enrollment is Now Open

Next semester is just around the corner

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