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Reviews 1785 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Very welcoming staff. The advisors are truly there to help and will help you through all the questions and obstacles you may have.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Great instructors, hands on, interactive, positive energy: some of the great attributes the teachers have. My favorite experiences were the play we attended as well as the stage that we had access to for my improv class. I would chose this school again because I love the teachers and how well they teach but I also wouldn't attend again because of the cost.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The teachers are very interactive with all of the students, the classes are fun as well as educational, the teachers also work with you. I would chose this school again because of the energy and environment that you are placed in and around, its a very comfortable school with diverse students so if you're categorized as weird or different, you shouldn't have any trouble finding friends.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I’ve only just started attending AAU, taking two classes this summer but I must say it has been a most enjoyable summer session really allowing me to learn a lot and improve my skills, helping me to build a strong foundation as I move toward my future career. The instructors so far have been top notch, and the portal and class interface may take a little getting use to but over all the system is very intuitive and easy to use after you do so.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: its a great location, i love how its in a city thats a creative place and that my classes are mixed with my core classes. Everything is great about the school its just the struggle of money.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's easy to fail if you lose focus.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Overall Experience: Professional Instructors, great communication, easy registration, and great community! The only thing bad is the cost of the school...if you're serious in placing yourself in the art community then it's the school for you.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Even though I haven't started yet I love this school. It is unique because unlike other art schools you don't need a portfolio as part of the application process. And that the school is an art school created by artists. Plus every single professor is a professional in their field.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: The teachers actually work in the field they teach so as it evolves they adjust quicker. They are the only school to work directly with the new York fashion show. Their acceptance is almost guaranteed but the process is really efficient so you feel like you are at the right place and you know that this school is for you or not.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Overall Experience: There have been much confusion regarding classes due to advisor faults.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: It is a great school for anything related to art and design. It has professionals as instructors with the newest technology so you can work with what you will once you find a job. You start learning the principals since day one, you do not have to know anything about your major, they will teach you step by step so you can be better. I would never change my experience of being in this art school, plus its location is awesome. Classroom numbers are small, so you have a great chance to interact with instructors and get a 1 on 1 critique at any point.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The professors know their fields.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: I honestly love the academy of art university, thats why I have been waiting till I could afford the classes to get back to school

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Its an amazing school, its just really expensive.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Academy of Art University is highly recommended. Top notch education with quality instructors. Sure, you may get one here and there that are not great but that is in every school you go to.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The education is really top notch and you never just sit around in a class. Each class will throw you straight into projects, and will throw you into a lot of them. They really do teach you what to expect and how to be prepared for the workforce in your field of study. The main drawback is the amount of money it costs which means I wish I would have applied for more scholarships.

7 people found this useful Report
4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: I am enrolled but my classes haven't started yet. i had to push back school to take care of other expenses. Everything is good so far. I'm excited to start school, because I can do what I need to at home online again and go to work full-time.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: You really need to be passionate and sure on what you want to be and major in, if you do know what you want to do then this school is great for you. It is a rigorous art school, with teachers that know and have front hand experience in the industry. The only down side, is the cost of this school. They're don't offer scholarships for there students or much financial help.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Its a pretty good school and everything in it is pretty brand new and fresh, the only downside is some instructors provide repetitive or too easy of the course material. the online programs are good and very student friendly and online education system in AAU is very well organized and works pretty well

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Overall Experience: Overall its a good school. I wish more grants and scholarships would be off to cover more cost, that financial aid will not cover. Glad I am able to do online work too. The other art school I applied to said they offered it, but in reality they did not for the courses I needed.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Having an experienced teacher means you'll have a great experience for sure. It's the new teachers that really wreck you. The school setup is built to keep you working but successful. It's ridiculously expensive and that's a downer, and for some people, art school isn't a necessity when you can learn the same skills online now, but hey, they people giving you those skills online went to these schools and learned them here.

Being able to take courses at home helps because commute sucks if you live over an hour away. It's not something you can do every day. so online classes are a plus. WOULD NOT TAKE ONSITE AND ONLINE AT THE SAME TIME.

The school works you hard, but you enjoy it when you're going at a pace that's good for you. And most teachers know what that pace is.

3 people found this useful Report
5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Some difficulties coming up with funding but worth it!

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Overall Experience: I would have chosen this school from the beginning. Being a transfer student is hard and theres so much more work and stress of credits not transferring.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Its a great school with high standards for the artists they train.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The overall experience is great because the process of learning new things about your major has become a bit more simple thanks to the help of the instructors. They have helped me as much as possible and are there when needed for help in the classroom, or online

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