Academy of Art University

country rank  470
world rank  1275

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Established in 1929, Academy of Art University is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of San Francisco (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Academy of Art University (ARTU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Academy of Art University (ARTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 91 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ARTU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym ARTU
Founded 1929
Motto By Artists. For Artists.
Colours Black and red

University Location

Address 79 New Montgomery
San Francisco
94105 California
United States
Tel +1 (800) 544 2787
Fax +1 (415) 546 9737

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 150 Hayes Street
San Francisco 94109
4156188372
800 544 2787

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Schools of art, music, and design
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Academy of Art University's Library
Academy of Art University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 30,352 physical volumes, 3,785 physical media
Housing Yes
Academy of Art University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,648 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

2007


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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