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Is Academy of Art University a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$214,681 Avg Total Cost

Academy of Art University Value Report

What is an Academy of Art University degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Academy of Art University with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 10% National Quality
Slightly Overpriced

Academy of Art University is ranked #1,508 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Academy of Art University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1508 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  32.71 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $214,681 in Total

The Academy of Art University time to graduate is about 5.08 years and will cost an estimated $42,260 per year. This brings the total cost to 214,681.

Average Yearly Cost $42,260
Average Years to Graduate 5.08
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $214,681

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Academy of Art University cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$189,718 In-State With Aid
$239,644 Avg Cost No Aid
5.08 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Academy of Art University.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $239,644 #0 F
All Students $214,681 #1,508 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $189,718 #1,894 F
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $239,644 # F
All Students $214,681 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $189,718 # F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.

About 73% of Academy of Art University students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Academy of Art University financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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