San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA
- FAFSA School Code: 003948
- Phone: (415) 771-7020
- School Homepage
- Phone: (415) 749-4500
- Admissions Page
Financial Aid Office
- Phone: (415) 749-4560
- Financial Aid Page
San Francisco Art Institute operates as a nonprofit private art school, which is located in San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Art Institute has more than ten different programs available to students, and it awards degrees up to a Master's degree. Some of the more popular programs being offered for aspiring artists includes:
- Visual and Performing Arts
- Museum Studies
Student and special services are available at San Francisco Art Institute, offering personal and academic assistance for students, which includes:
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
Students can use various means to gauge school performance. A school's graduation and loan default rates are among the strongest indicators of educational and career success. San Francisco Art Institute has a yearly graduation rate of 45%, and a loan default rate of near 6%.
The last reported accreditation for San Francisco Art Institute was done by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation. Please visit sfai.edu for more information on programs offered and consumer disclosures.
The following is a list of areas of study available at San Francisco Art Institute. Programs that have a link will take you to the program's profile page where education requirements, career pathways, and other information is available.
Find more information about available programs offered by San Francisco Art Institute by clicking the request information button to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
Visual and Performing Arts
- Painting (B, C, M)
- Visual and Performing Arts (B, C, M)
- Photography (B, C, M)
- Printmaking (B, C, M)
- Cinematography And Film (B, C, M)
- Design and Visual Communications (B, C, M)
- Sculpture (B, C, M)
- Art History (M)
- Museum Studies (M)
- Urban Studies and Affairs (B, M)
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $37,500. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. There is also a $65 application fee for those applying to a program. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (415) 749-4560. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.
Tuition & Fees Information
Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $34,000-$41,000
- Per unit charges are around $1,600 for part time students
- Required fees for full-time students: $910
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition for graduate students is estimated to range between $36,000-$44,000
- For part-time students, charges are between $1,600-$1,900 per unit
- Required fees for graduate students are around $910
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||97%||$13,402|
|Receiving Student Loans||84%||$5,658|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 6%.