Academy of Art University

Tuition & Fees $24,664
Student Population 8,928
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,866
Graduation Rate 47 %
Students:Faculty 14

Academic Overview

Academy of Art University is a private (for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in San Francisco, California. It is a School of art, music, and design by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $24,664 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,928 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Academy of Art University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $47,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Academy of Art University are $24,664. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $27,688 on average.
Academy of Art University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Academy of Art. The average received amount of financial aid is $9,866 and 58% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,928 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Academy of Art University is 47 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Academy of Art University is 1 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Academy of Art University is 78 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Academy of Art University is 8,928
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Academy of Art University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,866 at Academy of Art University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Academy of Art offers 107 major programs through online and on-site education where 104 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree2827
Two but less than four years certificate1111
Bachelor's Degree3433
Post Bachelor's Degree11
Master's Degree3332

Special Learning Opportunities

Academy of Art University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,648)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,652)

Veterans Benefits

Academy of Art University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges