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Academy of Art University San Francisco



Like the city it’s called home since 1929, Academy of Art University has always existed on the vanguard of innovation and creativity. The Academy and San Francisco have grown up together and served as mutual sources of inspiration and talent—take a look back at notable moments in the Academy’s history in San Francisco.

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Housing services

The Department of Housing & Residence Life facilitates holistic communities that support student growth, development and learning. Our residence hall communities seek to provide spaces that offer a welcoming, inclusive, and safe living environment. Staff members are committed to offering courteous, professional and efficient service by providing opportunities to prepare residents for success both on campus and as global citizens.

ICT services

Academy of Art University offers its students access to world-class equipment including, cameras, lighting equipment, photography, studio spaces, green-screen rooms, and telecine studios.

Student Life

Campus life

The Campus Life department offers students fun and unique activities to promote lifelong growth and lasting relationships in a safe and inclusive environment. Designed to inspire, educate, and cut loose, our events are created in coordination with student-run groups and organizations. Make the most of your university experience, and grow, learn, laugh, and run with us.

Sports facilities

The Academy's Athletics became the first program in the history of the NCAA to win a National Championship (Women's Track & Field) in its first year of eligibility.

Student clubs

  • American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)
  • Black Student Union
  • Chinese Students Association
  • Christian Student Fellowship
  • Comic Book Club
  • Drama Club
  • Drawaholics Anonymous Crew
  • Fine Arts Online Club
  • Gaming at Academy of Art University
  • Improv Club
  • Indian Student Association
  • Indonesian Student Association (PERMIAS)
  • Jewelry & Metal Arts Club
  • Kappa Sigma Fraternity

Student Reviews

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Maja rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall the school's attitude towards students participating in all kinds of extra activities is greatly supporting. The professors understand that nowadays you're not going to succeed just by having a higher education and they encourage taking part in all kinds of science clubs and student organizations. However, this stops when a personal life and work is considered....

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