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San Francisco, United States |

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For nearly 90 years, artists and designers have called Academy of Art University their home. Founded in San Francisco and family owned since 1929, it is the largest private art and design university in the nation. 

At the Academy, students discover a hands-on learning environment that’s more creative startup than classic classroom. Our instructors are professional artists and designers who bring their industry expertise to the classroom—translating blackboard theory into real-world expertise that students use, and hiring companies want. Students graduate with a solid creative foundation, business savvy, and an entrepreneurial spirit that tends to stick with them for life.

The Academy offers more than 124 accredited programs in the areas of art, design, music, acting and writing for media. Programs include areas of study in Acting, Advertising, Animation & Visual Effects, Architecture, Art Education, Art History, Communications & Media Technologies, Fashion Design, Fine Art, Game Development, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture & Design, Jewelry & Metal Arts, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures & Television, Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media, Photography, Visual Development, Web Design & New Media, Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media. 

Majors: Acting, Advertising, Animation & Visual Effects, Architecture, Art History, Fashion, Fine Art, Game Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Arch. & Design, Jewelry & Metal Arts, Landscape Arch, Motion Pictures & Television, Multimedia Com, Music Prod. & Sound Design for Visual Media, Photography, Visual Development, Web Design & New Media.

Popular Courses

Listed below are a few of our courses we offer at Academy of Art University. To find out more detailed information simply click on any of the links.
Prototype Game Development

Student teams will work in a model production environment to build a working first playable. Students will have hands-on experience with a game engine to create their prototype game. Time...

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Feature Animation

A panel of industry experts will select students for this course based on portfolio submissions. Building on technical skills, students will focus on the artistry of animation. Lead animators guide...

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Character Animation Studio

In this advanced concepts course, students will hone their animation skills, especially those that are essential to portray emotion and characters' thought processes. Effective lip sync practices will also be...

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2018 Student Projects

The projects below are live examples submitted by students for The Rookies 2018.
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79 New Montgomery San Francisco, California 94105 United States

+1 (800) 544-2787

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