College Deliberately: Academy of Art University

Academy of Art University is a medium-sized, private for-profit, four or more years University that emphasizes culture, career and character located in the city of San Francisco, CA. It is known for Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects, Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects and Fashion/Apparel Design.

Academy of Art University

place 79 New Montgomery, San Francisco, CA 94105
phone Phone: (800) 544-2787
web Web: http://www.academyart.edu
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AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Academy of Art UniversityArt and Design (ART) – Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
Academy of Art UniversityInstitutional Accreditation
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and SchoolsInstitutionalAccredited1998
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Academy of Art University is in NCAA Division II without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Baseball Men’s 27
Soccer Men’s 20
Soccer Women’s 20

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