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Academy of Art University Overview

Academy of Art University is a private, for-profit institution located in San Francisco, California. Students who enjoy city life will love the vibrant atmosphere of San Francisco.

What Is Academy of Art University Known For?

$33,012 AVG. COST AFTER AID
7% GRADUATION RATE
  • Students who graduate from Academy of Art University with a bachelor’s degree make about $39,000 a year.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the master’s degree is the highest one a student can attain at Academy of Art University.
  • Approximately 21% of the faculty at Academy of Art University are full-time.

Academy of Art University Ranking

Academy of Art University is ranked #1071 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual’s 2020 Best Colleges list. It is also ranked #89 out of 112 schools in California.

Notable Rankings for Academy of Art University
Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Diversity 19
Best Colleges for Veterans 994
Best Colleges in the United States 1071
Best Colleges for the Money 1457

Where Is Academy of Art University?

Contact Details for Academy of Art University
Contact Details
Address: 79 New Montgomery, San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 800-544-2787
Website: www.academyart.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AcademyofArtUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/academy_of_art
Location of Academy of Art University

How Do I Get Into Academy of Art University?

Apply online at www.academyart.edu/admissions/apply.

Can I Afford Academy of Art University?

$33,012 AVG. COST AFTER AID
43% TAKE OUT LOANS
5.3% LOAN DEFAULT RATE
The overall average net price for Academy of Art University is $33,012. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups in 2016-2017.

Net Price by Income Group for Academy of Art University
$0-30k $30k-48k $48k-75k $75k-110k $110k +
$30,461 $32,091 $33,621 $36,363 $36,353

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It’s not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Academy of Art University, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $7,029 a year. That adds up to $28,116 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Academy of Art University is 5.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.8%.

Academy of Art University Student Population

There are 7,652 undergraduate students at Academy of Art University, with 4,422 being full-time and 3,230 being part-time.

Number of Undergraduate Students at Academy of Art University

There are also 4,020 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,422 full-time undergraduates at Academy of Art University, 45.7% are male and 54.3% are female.

Gender Diversity at Academy of Art University

Racial Diversity

The racial breakdown of the full-time undergraduates at Academy of Art University breaks down as follows:

  • African American or Black: 4.9%
  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.9%
  • White: 13.4%
  • Non-Resident Aliens: 42.9%
  • Other Racial Groups: 22.7%

Academy of Art University Student Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Geographic Diversity

California students aren’t the only ones who study at Academy of Art University. At this time, 48 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 114 countries are represented at Academy of Art University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Taiwan, and South Korea.

Academy of Art University Majors

Academy of Art University offers at least 9 programs. The table below shows the number of degrees awarded in 2017-2018 for each one.

Programs at Academy of Art University
Program Name Associate's Degrees Bachelor's Degrees
Visual & Performing Arts 107 378
Computer & Information Sciences 33 212
Communications Technologies & Support 17 133
Engineering Technologies 9 131
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 29 60
Business, Management & Marketing 2 37
Communication & Journalism 5 31
Architecture & Related Services 1 6
Education 0 6

References

College Factual

Department of Treasury

National Center for Education Statistics

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