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Academy of Art University
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  • Graduate School
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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Academy of Art is a for-profit graduate school in San Francisco, California. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 3,565 graduate students. Of the 26 graduate programs offered at Academy of Art University, 25 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Academy of Art University are Computer Graphics, Engineering Technician, and Web Page and Digital Design. 42% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,565
Part-Time Grad Students
1,480
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    51.6%
  • Unknown
    15.7%
  • White
    15.5%
  • African American
    5.8%
  • Hispanic
    5%
  • Asian
    4.5%
  • Multiracial
    1.3%
  • Native American
    0.4%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.3%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Driven
    17%
  • Down-to-earth
    10%
  • Friendly
    3%
  • Intellectual
    10%
  • Organized
    3%
  • Average
    3%
  • Creative
    52%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 29 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    10%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    21%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    28%
  • All of the above questions.
    3%
  • Creative and Experimental
    10%
  • Intense and supportive
    14%
  • Intense, creative, experimental, and supportive.
    14%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
79%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 29 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 29 responses
Poll
45%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 29 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 29 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    3%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    10%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    24%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    31%
  • More than $100,000
    31%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 29 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    7%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    10%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    3%
  • Did not graduate yet
    79%
55%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 29 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$185,547
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,189
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$1,767,851
National
$229,800

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