San Francisco, CA
Academy of Art University


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Russell
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Don't throw yourself into a major just because you think it will make money in the end. You'll just end up transferring to s...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Don't throw yourself into a major just because you think it will make money in the end. You'll just end up transferring to something you actually like? so try finding pre-college experiences so you can do the experimentation before heading to college? and then go to a school that offeres the best programs for what you really have a passion for.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

We don't really have a student union. Sometimes it can be hard to meet new people. A lot of the time your social life will suffer because of the intensity of this school. You can't come here thinking you're going to experiment around trying to find out what you're going to do with your life ? because majors start right up with important information, and credits don't really transfer between majors.

What kind of person should attend this school?

Artistic people who really have a strong sense of what they want to do with their life. You have to have a strong passion for your major. This is not the place to float around finding out what you want to do. You have to be very competitive.

Molly
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Easy to get in, hard to get out (graduate) if you aren't willing to work hard.

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Easy to get in, hard to get out (graduate) if you aren't willing to work hard.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Don't think that just because there is open admission that this is an easy school. Expect dozens of all nighters and lots of hard work. If you slack off or if you don't go to class you will fail.

Juliana
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

Academy of Art University offer students the opportunity to learn from teachers who are actively working in their fields of e...

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

Academy of Art University offer students the opportunity to learn from teachers who are actively working in their fields of expertise. This Fact makes the Academy of Art a unique school compared to others. It is interesting to see how the school staff worries and work towards the professional realization of every single student how atends the Academy. They treat you as the person you are and not just another number, and this is exactly what makes this school one of the best and more wanted designs schools in the United States.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

My advise would be to find the school of your dreams. Do not hesitate because of distance, money or anything else. You go to school following a dream and nothing should be on your way between you and your goals. Find a school that meets your requirements such as education level, social life, career orientation, or whatever it is that you are looking for. Have different options and compare them, visit the schools, talk to teachers, advisors and current students before you make your final decision. And rememeber, you are looking for a school that can provide you with absolutely everything you need to make your professional dreams and goals a reality, so take your time and choose right.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

Anyone who is not capable of having a good time and enjoying school should not attend the Academy. Someone who wants to go through school depending on everyone to succeed should not Attend the academy either. People who are use to cheating and who do not respect their teachers, classmates and their own time and effort should not attend the Academy. In general anyone can attend and succeed at the Academy of Art University as long as you take your schooling very seriously because there is not room for irresponsability and lazyness here.

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  • 8,303
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $21,252
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