Facing Your Finals Week Fears

The path leading to high school graduation can sometimes feel like one of those extreme obstacle courses; you’re wading through college applications, swinging from one AP course to the next,…

The Best Reasons to Attend an Open House

As you start your college journey, one of the most important things you can do is make the right decision about where to pursue your undergraduate or graduate degree. One of the best ways to find…

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Barrier-Free Enrollment Saved My Life: One Instructor’s Journey from the Streets to Success

Academy of Art University graduate-turned instructor Michael Buffington always walks around with a beaming expression of joy on his face. This is especially true during the holiday season. However,…

Annual Academy Art Auction Helps Fund Students’ Future

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in a beautiful area of San Francisco? Check out the 22nd annual Faculty and Alumni Fine Art Auction on Saturday, November 4, at The Cannery (2801…

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You Be You: Transition Tips for High Schoolers Entering College

Your brain is a non-stop idea machine. Your bedroom walls are covered with art you’ve dedicated months of time and energy into perfecting. You spend your free time on your computer creating the next…

Online MFA Programs Provide Flexibility

Abigail Gomez needed some flexibility in her life. She wanted to expand her education, but had commitments that limited her ability to drop everything and go to school. Fortunately, Academy of Art…

How You Can Help CA Fire Victims

The devastating Wine Country fires just north of San Francisco have burned more than 170,000 acres, killed at least 23 people and destroyed approximately 3,500 homes and commercial structures. It's…

Academy Opens Doors to Future Artists & Designers

Attention future artists & designers! Join us October 14th at Academy of Art University for a day of career exploration and degree program discovery at our upcoming San Francisco Open Studio!…

Fleet Week and Academy Join Forces

Fleet Week and Academy Join Forces

For the 7th consecutive year, Academy of Art University is pleased to announce their participation in San Francisco Fleet Week 2017. The event, held October 1 through 9, offers a variety of…

6 Tips to Picking a Major that Works for YOU

Congratulations! You've just started college, or college is in your near future! You have tons of experiences before you, just waiting to be unfolded. Before you can confidently state your place in…