Academy of Art University

2,057 reviews
  1. San Francisco, CA
  2. 4 Year
NG
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    NG
  2. Value
    NG
  3. Diversity
    NG
  4. Campus
    NG
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    NG
  8. Location
    NG
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    NG
  12. Safety
    NG
Academy of Art University is ...
Private for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Pacific West Conference
Address
79 New Montgomery
San Francisco, CA 94105

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$100
SAT/ACT
Data not available
High School GPA
Data not available

Cost

Net Price
$28,877/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $29,345/ year
  • $30-48k
    $30,364/ year
  • $49-75k
    $31,661/ year
  • $76-110k
    $34,385/ year
  • $110k+
    $35,362/ year

Academics

Professors
NG
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.244 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.240 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.240 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,622Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
26%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
4%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
73%
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What one word or phrase best describes your school?
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  • Tough but rewarding
    27%
  • Here you will find the tools to become great.
    25%
  • You HAVE to be passionate or you won't like it
    13%
  • The pursuit of happiness begins here.
    9%
  • Your wallet matters
    9%
  • Creative
    8%
  • If you want a job, this place will get you hired.
    4%

After Academy of Art University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
31%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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Reviews

2,057 reviews
  • Excellent
    485
  • Very Good
    830
  • Average
    628
  • Poor
    80
  • Terrible
    34
I have just started school and the admissions rep is very friendly and inspirational and encouraging. The online website is very strong. Love the way everything is organised.
  • College Freshman
  • 2 months ago
The work is intense, but I've learned a lot.
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 2 months ago
AAU is the only school that offers an online degree in and Architecture, and it is NAAB accredited.
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago