Academy of Art University Tops the Rookies 2019 Global School Rankings
San Francisco, CA, Oct 15, 2019 — Academy of Art University, a San Francisco art school, is ranked as the Best Concept Art & Illustration School in the United States and Top 3 worldwide by Autodesk’s Rookies World School Rankings® for the second year in a row. Additionally, the Academy is also rated as top schools worldwide in Animation and Architectural Visualization, according to the Rookies.
The Rookies World School Rankings® is one of the worlds most respected rankings for educational facilities that prepare artists for careers in creative media and entertainment industries. It utilizes a comprehensive and unique ranking methodology that focus on the quality and performance of student work submitted by thousands of students to a high-profile international judging panel of over 120 experts for the Rookies Award 2019.
In addition to the rankings, Academy’s student from the School of Visual Development, Hyun Lee, was named “Rookie of the Year” in the Concept Art & Illustration category of the 2019 Rookies Award, which received 3,458 entries from over 500 academic facilities in 89 countries this year. This is also the second year in a row, Academy’s students are awarded “Rookies of the Year” in the same category.
“We have students from all over the world ask The Rookies
about the best schools. It’s crucial for reports like these that provide an
independent and unbiased review of where the best students are consistently
graduating from”, said Alwyn Hunt, co-founder of The Rookies.
About Academy of Art University
Academy of Art University is the
largest accredited private art and design university in the nation. Founded in
1929, the Academy offers accredited degree programs in more than 30 areas of
study, as well as continuing art education, pre-college art experience
programs, professional development, certificates, and teacher grants. Our urban
San Francisco campus inspires students with its unique blend of architecture,
cultural diversity, and technology. Our hands-on industry-based curriculum is
taught by art and design experts who maintain careers on the leading edge of
industry trends. Academy students graduate with strong foundations in art and
design, the skills needed to succeed in the professional world, and an
entrepreneurial spirit that sticks with them for life. For more information,
visit academyart.edu or call 800-544-2787
(U.S. only) or 415-274-2200.