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Academy of Art University is a private for-profit institution situated in San Francisco, California. The location of Academy of Art University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

209 Undergraduate Degrees
344 Graduate Degrees
$42,454 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Academy of Art University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Computer Software & Applications Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Academy of Art University?

Location of Academy of Art University

Contact details for Academy of Art University are given below.

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

How Do I Get Into Academy of Art University?

You can apply to Academy of Art University online at: www.academyart.edu/admissions/apply

As long as you submit the requested materials to Academy of Art University when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Academy of Art University?

$42,454 Net Price
46% Take Out Loans
5.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Academy of Art University is $42,454. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 46% of students took out student loans averaging $6,528 a year. That adds up to $26,112 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Academy of Art University is 5.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Academy of Art University Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,090 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,051 undergraduate students at Academy of Art University, with 4,090 being full-time and 2,961 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Academy of Art University

There are also 3,565 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,090 full-time undergraduates at Academy of Art University, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Academy of Art University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Academy of Art University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Academy of Art University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 240
Black or African American 194
Hispanic or Latino 409
White 525
International Students 1,665
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,057

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.

Online Learning at Academy of Art University

4,070 Took All Classes Online
6,954 Took At Least One Class Online
-5.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 33 bachelor’s degree and 32 master’s degree programs available online at Academy of Art University. In 2017-2018, 6,954 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Academy of Art University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Academy of Art University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Academy of Art University was -5.8%. This is the #1,886 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Academy of Art University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Academy of Art University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Other Computer Software & Media Applications 22%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Academy of Art University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Academy of Art University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Modeling, Virtual Environments & Simulation #2
Other Computer Software & Media Applications #8
Computer Graphics #9
App Specific Computer Programming #29
Web & Multimedia Design #59
Computer Software & Applications #88
Computer Programming #91

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Academy of Art University Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Web & Multimedia Design 9 37 163 209
Computer Graphics 11 59 105 175
Modeling, Virtual Environments & Simulation 6 40 41 87
Other Computer Software & Media Applications 3 42 35 80
App Specific Computer Programming 0 2 0 2
TOTAL 29 180 344 553

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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