Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery, San Francisco, CA

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Academy of Art University operates as a private art school, which is located in San Francisco, CA. More than ten different programs are offered at Academy of Art University, with a Master's degree being the highest level available. The more popular enrolled programs among aspiring artists are shown below:

  • Animation
  • Fashion Design
  • Cinematography And Film
  • Interior Design

To help support students, Academy of Art University may provide services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Student success after graduation may be determined by a number of factors, including graduation rate and loan default. At Academy of Art University, the graduation rate is around 34%, and the school has an average loan default rate of around 7%.

The last reported accreditation for Academy of Art University was done by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. Get more information by visiting the school's official website, where you can learn about programs available, tuition, and disclosures.

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Find more information about available programs offered by Academy of Art University 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 (PhD,...)


Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences


Family and Consumer Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around -. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. There is also a $100 application fee for students applying to the school. The school's financial aid department offers additional information regarding types of aid, how to apply and more. Students may contact the school by calling (415) 618-6190. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact this school for more information.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $22,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $920 for part time students
  • Required fees for full-time students: $320

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $25,000 per year for graduate students
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $940 to $1,100 per unit
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $320

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid53%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships35%$7,844
Receiving Student Loans42%$6,734

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Contact Information

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