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Know the Different Types of Student Financial Aid Options for College

Art schools can provide an outstanding education, and the value associated with it comes at a cost. However, you shouldn’t let the matter of finances discourage you from pursuing the degree you want…

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Reasons Why You Should Attend Open Houses before Choosing a School

It sure would be nice to be able to test something out before committing to it, right? This rings especially true when you’re deciding which college you should go to. This is where attending campus…

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Students Create Vibrant 8-Story Mural on Cova Hotel

A hotel in the once notoriously gritty Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco is getting a colorful revamp, thanks to students at Academy of Art University! The Cova Hotel, a local boutique hotel…

2018 Chinese New Year Float Honored with Judge's Award

2018 Chinese New Year Float Honored with Judge’s Award

This year, the Academy proudly hosted a float in the 160th annual Chinese New Year festivities. The float caught the eyes of millions of viewers and won an award—the "Judge's Award"—for the fifth…

10 Easy Ways to Afford College Without Going Broke

10 Easy Ways to Afford College Without Going Broke

Higher education -- it sounds so easy when it's said in such a simple phrase. Everybody should have the ability to enhance their knowledge by attending college, right? If you've ever looked into the…

Come See Our 2018 Spring Show – Over 1,000 Incredible Artists and Designers!!!

Academy of Art University welcomes you to attend our annual Spring Show, where we feature the works of more than 1,000 students from over 30 areas of study. All are accomplished painters, actors,…

Register for Designer Day with Samsung

Calling all Creatives! Register for Designer Day with Samsung!

Want to show off your amazing designs with the best of the best? The Academy's School of Interaction and UI/UX Design is partnering with mobile giant, Samsung to host Designer Day. Join fellow…

Online Open House: What to Expect from an Academy Online Information Session

What to Expect from an Academy Online Open House

On Saturday, April 14th, Academy of Art University will be hosting two exclusive online open house sessions (10 a.m. and 1 p.m. PST). They're designed to help you kick-start your college career and…

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These San Francisco-Based Art Non-Profits Need YOU

Let's face it. If you're an ambitious college student, you're looking to gain real-world experience anywhere and in any way you can. If you're staying in San Francisco for the summer, we might be…

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Join Us! Free Fun for Aspiring Artists at SF Open Studio

Searching for a college, especially the ideal art and design school, can be a nerve-racking process if you only rely on the information from the Internet. So how do you find out if school is a good…