Tuition Rates, Fees & Financial Resources

We believe that the degree programs at Academy of Art University are an investment that can create personal, intellectual, and professional gains for the rest of your life. We also realize that this  investment requires careful planning, and in many cases, some sacrifice. We are committed to providing students with the information necessary to finance their education.

We encourage you to partner with your admissions and financial aid representatives to explore all your funding options. Together, we will tailor a manageable financial plan that will cover the costs of your educational investment without breaking the bank.

Cost of Attendance

Cost & Payments

The cost of attendance at Academy of Art University for full-time undergraduate and graduate students is estimated. Also included are tuition payment options.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

Make sense of the financial aid process with our helpful checklist and worksheets. Find information on veteran affairs work study programs, alternative loan options, and more.

Types of Financial Aid

Find information on veteran affairs, work study programs, alternative loan options, and more.

Financial Aid Forms & Dates

Get more information about key financial aid dates, forms and verification worksheets. You’ll also find student loan limits, institutional information, private education loans and more.

Financial Aid FAQs

Providing answers to financial aid questions for prospective students, parents, undergrads, graduate students, and military/veteran students.

Refund Options

If you are due money back from Academy of Art University at any point during your academic career, you can receive this money via direct deposit to your bank account, via paper check, or you can open a new BankMobile Vibe account.

Net Price Calculator

Use our net price calculator to estimate your eligibility for financial aid and out-of-pocket expenses.

Grants & Scholarships

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