Academy of Art University

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

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.

Within California, Academy of Art University is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.

Below Average California Value
Below Average California Quality

Academy of Art University is ranked #84 out of #116 in California for quality and #84 out of #90 for California value.

This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.

State Value Ranking  84 out of 90
Great Value
State Value Score  6.67 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if Academy of Art University offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Average National Quality

Academy of Art University is ranked #1,445 out of 1,472 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  1445 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  1.83 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Adventist University of Health Sciences $105,285 B
Oklahoma Baptist University $106,816 B
Piedmont College $113,004 B-
Unity College $122,664 C-
Plymouth State University $126,902 D
Mount St. Joseph University $131,460 D
University of Saint Mary $134,784 D-
John Jay College of Criminal Justice $163,740 F
Academy of Art University $212,270 F

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

That Degree May Cost You $212,270 in Total

On average, a bachelor's degree from Academy of Art University will cost you about $212,270. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $42,454 and a typical 5 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $42,454
Average Years to Graduate 5
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $212,270

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Academy of Art University net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Academy of Art University cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$188,195 In-State With Aid
$233,620 Avg Cost No Aid
5 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 $233,620 #1,394 F
All Students $212,270 #1,445 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $188,195 #1,442 F
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $233,620 #81 F
All Students $212,270 #84 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $188,195 #84 F

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

About 63% 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 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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