Academy of Art University, San Francisco旧金山艺术大学


Academy of Art University is the largest private school of art and design in the United States. The university prepares aspiring artists and designers for careers in the fields of art and design by delivering excellent undergraduate and professional degree and certificate programs. From its founding in 1929, the school’s philosophy has been to hire established and practicing art and design professionals to teach future professionals. The Academy of Art University is located in the heart of San Francisco, a city that is ideal for emerging artists and designers.


Academy of Art University is first and foremost a professional school and specialized place to study for a successful career in art, design, acting, music, communications, advertising, game design, graphic design, architecture, and many more subjects. The university offers technical facilities and online teaching resources that are second to none. The university has one of the best-equipped production facilities and educational resources available, which gives students the technological edge their success depends on. Each year, the Academy makes major purchases in every department to keep up with current industry standards. Academy of Art University students has access to every conceivable resource and facility related to their major.


Academy of Art University students carry a professional reputation that give them an edge in the marketplace. Students work for some of the world’s top creative companies. There are also hundreds of exceptional internship opportunities and part-time jobs available every year. The list of companies that hire graduates every year include Alexander McQueen, Pixar, DreamWorks, and McCann-Erickson.


Academy of Art University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12, 196 students, of which 44% are male and 56% female. 78.6% of classes have fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors include Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics & Special Effects, Fashion/Apparel Design, Cinematography & Film/Video Production, Illustration, and Interior Design.


USCEC is an official representative for Academy of Art University in China. Students that are accepted to Academy of Art University through USCEC will be provided service and contact persons from the USCEC office in Sacramento. USCEC is committed to helping and providing the best and safest possible experience for students.


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Campus information and student life

Academy of Art University is located in the diverse and inspiring city of San Francisco. The university offers various student organizations that are social and professional by nature, which all students are welcome to join. The Academy has approximately 30 clubs that focus on a wide range of interests including academics, networking, hobbies, diverse cultures and ethnicities, and much more. The university also offers student activities and events throughout the semester. Some highlights include trips to Yosemite, skiing in Tahoe, nature hikes, Napa tours, various student parties, artist receptions, and special events.


A very significant annual event for Academy of Art University is the Spring Show, which transforms the campus into a marketplace for the future of arts and top student work in every program is showcased. This event attracts curators from fine art galleries, creative directors and talent scouts from all over the world, all looking for the next big talents. Some of the most recognizable names in the industry attend the Spring Show, including BMW, CNN, DreamWorks, Electronic Arts, General Motors, Kodak, Insomniac Games, Lucasfilm, MTV, SONY, Walt Disney Company, and Warner Brothers. The Academy also holds significant fashion shows and film festivals displaying students’ work to top industry professionals.


Academy of Art University guarantees housing to all new, full-time students. The university also offers a number of student services including non-remedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. Academy of Art University takes security seriously and offers a safe campus with safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways and sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access.



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