San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)

San Francisco, CA

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San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco Art Institute Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline September 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due August 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 176 335 511
Accepted 113 208 321
Acceptance Rate 64% 62% 62%
Enrolled 30 52 82

SFAI Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.


SAT Scores

(39% of Students Admitted to San Francisco Art Institute Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 470 to 570
  • Math 440 to 550
  • Writing 430 to 550
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 570 550 550
Bottom 25th Percentile 470 440 430

ACT Scores

(17% of Students Admitted to San Francisco Art Institute Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 20 to 27
  • Math 17 to 24
  • Composite 20 to 25
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 27 24 25
Bottom 25th Percentile 20 17 20

San Francisco Art Institute Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($65)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Not Considered
High School Transcript   Important
Recommendations   Important
Essay     Very Important
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Considered
Interview     Important
Competencies   Very Important
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4
Foreign Language 2
History 2
Math 2
Science 2
Social Studies 3
Other 4
Electives 1 1

San Francisco Art Institute Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 511 (91%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 48 (8%)

San Francisco Art Institute Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($65)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 12)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview   Very Important
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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