Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

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Academy of Art University

About Academy of Art University

Academy of Art University is the largest accredited private art and design university in the nation. Founded in 1929 by artists for artists, the Academy offers accredited AA, BA, BFA, B.Arch*, MA, MFA and M.Arch degree programs in 23 areas of study, as well as continuing art education, pre-college art experience programs and teacher grants. With state-of-the-art campuses online and in San Francisco, the Academy equips students for rewarding, creative professional futures.

*B.Arch is currently in candidacy status.

  • Academy of Art University requires all students in undergraduate degree-seeking programs to have a high school degree or an equivalency.

And admission to the graduate programs requires official transcripts indicating at least the completion of a bachelor's degree, submission of a portfolio of work (portfolio requirements vary by discipline), a statement of intent outlining graduate study goals, a resume and two letters of recommendation.

Academy of Art University is an accredited member of WASC, NASAD, CIDA (BFA-IAD, MFA-IAD) and NAAB (B.Arch*, M.Arch).

Visit http://www.academyart.edu/assets/pdf/AAU-disclosures.pdf to learn more about total costs, median student loan debt, potential occupations and other information.

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Academy of Art University Map & Location

Academy of Art University
79 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105


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Getting Around Academy of Art University

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
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Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
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Weather

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Spring
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Summer
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Fall
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