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Did you Know?

  • We are the first art university that has been invited to showcase student work at New York Fashion Week biannually.
  • Academy of Art University Athletics serves as the lone art institution in the entire NCAA.
  • We hold over 70 student and alumni art shows and gallery exhibitions in San Francisco each year.
  • Academy of Art University’s alumni have graduated to work at companies such as: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Disney, Google, Chanel, Sony, and many more.
Animation & Visual Effects school in Northern California*
Best online art programs in America**

Important Dates

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

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