Academy of Art University Graduate Schools

Academy of Art University (referred to as Academy of Art) is a Private, 4 years school located in San Francisco, CA. It is classified as a School of art, music, and design school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Academy of Art University is $28,496 in average. The school has 2,804 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,928 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Academy of Art University (referred to as Academy of Art) is a Private, 4 years school located in San Francisco, CA. It is classified as a School of art, music, and design school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation (9/1/1985 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Academy of Art Directory Information
School NameAcademy of Art University (Academy of Art)
Address79 New Montgomery, San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone800-544-2787
Webhttps://www.academyart.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.academyart.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.academyart.edu/finances/financial-aid-office
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Academy of Art University is $28,496 in average. The school has 2,804 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,928 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 108 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 105 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,496
Student Population2,804
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs108 graduate programs
(105 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Academy of Art University is $28,496 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,137.
Academy of Art University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Academy of Art University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)105 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Academy of Art University is $28,496. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.92% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$23,568$300
2018-2019$24,744$300
2019-2020$25,992$300
2020-2021$27,288$400
2021-2022$27,696$800
The graduate school tuition & fees of Academy of Art is relatively expensive compared to private graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the California graduate tuition is $21,757 (public) / $23,632 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Academy of Art University$28,496
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
California Graduate Schools$19,741$22,122
Public$11,486$21,757
Private$23,632
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $24,454 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Academy of Art University. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.80% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $22,222. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.16% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$15,792$3,352$13,292$4,352
2018-2019$16,648$3,352$13,780$4,362
2019-2020$17,510$3,830$15,086$5,386
2020-2021$18,386$3,044$16,580$4,754
2021-2022$19,486$3,186$17,254$4,968
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,137 at Academy of Art University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$982
2018-2019$1,031
2019-2020$1,083
2020-2021$1,137
2021-2022$1,137

Graduate Programs at Academy of Art

Academy of Art University offers 34 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 849 students have completed their study at Academy of Art University.
Offered Degrees at Academy of Art University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree3332849
Post Bachelor's Degree110
Total3433849
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Academy of Art University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Art Teacher Education program with 0 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design program with 133 completers.
Academy of Art University offers 34 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 849 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 849 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] (2 completers) 4 completers-
Landscape Architecture4-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology0-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 22 completers-
Journalism9-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia13-
Communications Technologies [+] (2 completers) 103 completers-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician7-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects96-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (4 completers) 272 completers-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design118$72,800
Computer Graphics67-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation63-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)24-
Education [+] (2 completers) 11 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology8-
Art Teacher Education3-
Engineering Technology [+] (3 completers) 123 completers-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician85-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician22-
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD16-
Work and Family Studies [+] (3 completers) 17 completers-
Apparel and Textiles1-
Apparel and Textile Manufacture4-
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management12-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] (13 completers) 270 completers-
Digital Arts20-
Commercial and Advertising Art0-
Fashion/Apparel Design33-
Illustration44-
Playwriting and Screenwriting14-
Acting13-
Costume Design4-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production18-
Photography47-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6-
Metal and Jewelry Arts2-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)47-
Music Theory and Composition19-
Music (other)3-
Business [+] 27 completers-
Fashion Merchandising27-
Total849
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Art Teacher Education0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Academy of Art

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,804 students enrolled into Academy of Art University graduate schools where it has total 8,928 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,378 full-time and 1,426 part-time graduate students. By gender, 945 male and 1,859 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8049451,859
Full-time1,378489889
Part-tme1,426456970
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 441 White (15.73%), 162 Black/African American (5.78%), 158 Hispanic (5.63%), 116 Asian (4.14%), and 1,927 students with other races. 1,182 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8049451,859
American Indian/Native American642
Asian1163779
Black/African American16259103
Hispanic1585999
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White441150291
Two More441529
Un-Known692217475
Non-resident Alien1,182403779
Academy of Art University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,572 graduate students (56.06% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 690 graduate students (24.61% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,804
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,572
Enrolled Some Online Courses690
Not in Online Courses542
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Academy of Art University. 496 students are aged 20 to 24 (17.69% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.04%), 185 students are aged above 50 (6.60%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Academy of Art University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8049451,859
Under 18110
Age 20-2113310
Age 22-24483148335
Age 25-291,058347711
Age 30-34481170311
Age 35-3924781166
Age 40-49298113185
Age 50-6416663103
Over 6419613
Age Un-Known381325

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