Academy of Art University

The online programs offered by the Academy of Art University are convenient, effective, and, above all, flexible. Students of these online programs are free to study whenever their busy schedules allow, and at whatever pace they choose. The Academy of Art University offers full-time and part-time online programs, as well as blended programs, in which students spend some of their time online and some of their time at the University's campus in San Francisco. The Academy of Art University also offers Online Awards of Completion for students who are simply interested in taking a few classes for personal enrichment.

Whatever your goals, the Academy of Art University can help you achieve them through their enjoyable, intuitive online classes. These online programs serve thousands of students from all over the world, and provide abundant opportunities for these students to connect, work together, and share insights and experiences.

The "classrooms" in the Academy of Art University's online programs are simple, user-friendly, and specially tailored to you and your course of study. Coursework is presented in highly interactive, engaging ways, all carefully designed to benefit students with a wide range of learning styles. Students of online programs, no matter where on the planet they may be studying from, still receive individualized attention and instruction from qualified teachers. This personalized feedback is crucial for learning new skills and developing yourself as an artist.

Established in 2002, the Academy of Art University now serves over 10,000 students from over 90 countries. With a diverse and comprehensive curriculum, students of the Academy of Art University can choose to focus in any of twenty-one areas, including Photography, Illustration, Motion Pictures & Television, Fashion, and more.

Online Degrees at Academy of Art University
The Academy of Art University offers a large selection of online degree programs for aspiring artists, designers, animators, illustrators and professionals. Most of the university's campus-based programs can be completed online. However, at this time the Associate of Art in Acting, Bachelor of Fine Art in Acting and Master of Fine Art in Acting are not available online.

Like many traditional campus-based colleges, students must be accepted to the Academy of Art University before they can enroll in online classes. To learn more about admissions at the Academy of Art University, you can contact the admissions office directly at [email protected].

Online degree progrmas at Academy of Art University are regionally accredited through Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

The Academy of Art University is a regionally accredite institution. This means that any degree earned at the university is transferrable to any other regionally accredited institutions-which makes up the majority of four year colleges and universities in the U.S. The Academy of Art University has been regionally accredited by the Western Assocation of Schools and Colleges since 2007. It is also a member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The university's Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees have additional accreditation status through the Council for Interior Desig Accreditation (CIDA). Its Master of Architecture degree is accredited through the National Architectural Accrediting Board.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (415) 274-2200
Address: 79 New Montgomery, San Francisco, California 94105
Institution Type: Private 4-year
Size: Large (+11,000 Undergrad, +6,000 Grad)
Award Levels: Associate, Bachelor's, Master's
In-State Tuition $22,308
Out-of-State Tuition $22,308
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Acceptance Rate: N/A
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees CERT AA/AS BS/BA MA/MS
Art and Humanities
General Studies
Interior Design
Other Architecture and Related Services
Other Fine Arts and Art Studies
Product and Industrial Design
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
Fashion/Apparel Design
Communication and Media
Animation, Interactive Media, Video Graphics, Special Effects
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Graphics
Design & Visual Communications
Film/Video and Cinematography
Graphic Design
Technical Careers
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
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