Online Learning

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Companies Hiring Our Students

Our graduates have been hired from the biggest companies in the world. Start your career now

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San Francisco’s large and culturally diverse community inspires creativity, collaboration and learning. At Academy of Art University, our students from across the globe are united by their passions, dreams, and determination of a shared goal—to learn how to, and then become, the best of the best in all areas of art and design. The campus and its artsy surrounding environment is filled with student activities, local events, and learning commons feeding into the creative energy that drives not only the city, but the campus where the ordinary becomes the extraordinary.

We're Not Just Artists

Academy of Art University is the only higher arts education institution in the U.S. to have an NCAA Division II athletics program. As a student-athlete we empower you to realize your full potential academically, personally, and professionally while on the path to collegiate success.

Unleash Your Gaming Potential

Students across campus combine their skills from their respective degree path and love of gaming to create a close-knit gaming community in San Francisco. Academy of Art University’s esports lounge hosts events, collegiate competitions, educational opportunities, and a place for our students to relax & play. Academy of Art University’s esports program became a symbol of innovation where artistry and intense gaming converge. Discover the latest in ArtU Esports.

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