College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.
Academy of Art University was awarded 270 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is architectural drafting and architectural CAD/CADD.
Academy of Art University is ranked #176 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Academy of Art University held the #569 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Academy of Art University also holds the #22 spot on the Best Colleges in California ranking.
Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Academy of Art University has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.
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With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Academy of Art University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.
In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Academy of Art University is 25%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Academy of Art University is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.
The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 8% for first-time, full-time students at Academy of Art University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.
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During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,124 undergraduates at Academy of Art University with 2,882 being full-time and 3,242 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Academy of Art University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Academy of Art University, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $8,483 a year. That adds up to $33,932 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Academy of Art University is 5.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
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Contact details for Academy of Art University are given below.
|Address:||79 New Montgomery, San Francisco, CA 94105|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Computer Software & Applications||134||$42,476|
|Drafting & Design Engineering Technology||111||$44,238|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||83||$31,710|
|Design & Applied Arts||81||$28,222|
|Textile & Apparel Studies||58||$32,156|
|General Visual & Performing Arts||40||$29,153|
|Radio, Television & Digital Communication||30||$28,192|
|Fine & Studio Arts||26||$29,422|
|Drama & Theater Arts||26||$18,335|
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Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.
In 2019-2020, 7,858 students took at least one online class at Academy of Art University. This is an increase from the 6,792 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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