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Academy of Art University (University of Academies of Art)

Address: 79 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Academy of Art University (University of Academies of Art)

The Academy of Art University was founded in the center of San Francisco in 1929 - the founder was the famous artist Richard Stevens, creative editor of the magazine "Sunset Magazine". In total, the University includes 27 buildings - it's educational buildings, residential residences, own galleries, creative studios. Many of the buildings belonging to the Academy are historical treasures and architectural monuments: the educational institution bought them out and carefully preserves them from commercial restructuring, destruction and corrosion. Accommodation in the heart of San Francisco helps students in their free time to walk around the city and draw inspiration in its streets and buildings, visit museums and exhibitions, galleries and master classes.

Professional artists and designers with great practical experience teach at the university: the institution takes seriously the choice of teachers and trusts students only to professionals and recognized specialists.

The Academy of Art University is the largest private art school in the United States: at the same time, up to 12,000 students from all over the world study at the institution. The philosophy of the school is the full and comprehensive education of a new progressive generation of artists and designers with the help of professional, experienced teachers and practitioners. The Academy has a membership in the Association of Career Colleges, is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the school's curriculum is officially accredited by the National Association of Schools for Arts and Design (NASAD).

The most popular courses of study are:

  • Interior design
  • Animation
  • Illustration
  • Video graphics + special effects
  • [ 999.17] Movies
  • Fashion

The curriculum for each student is flexible and unique: each student chooses the most convenient schedule of training and subjects that he considers necessary to study. Programs are offered for students of any level of preparation: the academy will find interesting directions and beginners who are just beginning their creative path and search, and professionals who want to selectively improve their skills or try new methods or trends. Courses begin with the simplest, literally from the basics of drawing, color, composition and perspective - further complicating and becoming more complicated, filling with knowledge and skills of advanced disciplines, connecting modern technologies and trends.

For graduates of the Academy of Art University, there are virtually limitless career opportunities around the world: design, fashion, journalism, photography, music, illustration, theater, fine arts, etc.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Academy of Art University (University of Academies of Art)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
03.09.2016 -21.05.2017
17+
from 22 086 $ / year

Bachelor's studies are available in a variety of specialties, each of which is very in demand in the modern world:

  • Multimedia communication means
  • Design of clothes / interiors / jewelry / graphic design / web design / industrial design / game design
  • The photo
  • Production of music and sound design
  • art
  • Visual arts
  • Acting skills
  • landscape architecture
  • Television and film production
  • Architecture
  • Illustration
  • Art History
  • Animation, visual effects
  • Advertising.

In order to qualify for a place, the entrant must provide a certificate of education, a motivation letter (personal statement) and 2 letters of recommendation. In addition, the selection committee must provide your resume and portfolio with personal works and projects. Each student must pass an international TOEFL exam before the entry and provide his results (but fortunately, there is no minimum pass mark here).

Duration of training: 4 years.

Collection Cost
Entrance fee* $ 50
Deposit for tuition *
$ 100 / semester
Registration fee *
$ 20 / semester
Student fee
$ 30 / semester (payment on the spot)
Training
$ 835 / training section
Course fees
$ 400 per semester
Teaching materials and manuals
$ 875 average per semester
The result $ 22,086
03.09.2016 -21.05.2017
21+
from 22 500 $ / year

Master's degree is available in the following areas:

  • Multimedia communication means
  • Design of clothes / interiors / jewelry / graphic design / web design / industrial design / game design
  • The photo
  • Production of music and sound design
  • art
  • Visual arts
  • Acting skills
  • landscape architecture
  • Television and film production
  • Architecture
  • Illustration
  • Art History
  • Animation, visual effects
  • Advertising.

In order to qualify for a place in the Master's program, the entrant must provide a bachelor's degree (corresponding specialty), a motivation letter (personal statement) and 2 letters of recommendation. In addition, the selection committee must provide your resume and portfolio with personal works and projects. Each student must pass an international TOEFL exam before the entry and provide his results (but fortunately, there is no minimum pass mark here).

Duration of training: 2 years.

Collection Cost
Entrance fee* $ 50
Deposit for tuition * $ 100 / semester
Registration fee * $ 20 / semester
Student fee $ 30 / semester (payment on the spot)
Training $ 935 / training section
Course fees $ 400 per semester
Teaching materials and manuals
$ 875 average per semester
Result for the year $ 22,500
20.06.2016 -01.08.2016
14-18
Check with
managers

Summer Pre-College Art Experience Program

A six-week intensive summer program for students studying in the middle classes, but not for high school graduates (graduates can apply for a Bachelor's program). The summer program is possible both online and in San Francisco. Students will have the opportunity to meet other young artists and explore different areas in the world of art and design. The school offers the following directions:

Acting skills

Advertising

Animation and visual effects

Architecture

Art education

History of art

Communication and Media Technologies

Fashion

art

Game development

Graphic design

Illustration

Industrial Design

Interior Architecture & Design

Jewelry & Watches

landscape architecture

Motion Pictures & Television

Music Production & Sound Design for visual media

The photo

Web Design and Media

ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD

Students must be at least 16 years old to be eligible for residence in the summer. If students are interested in 15 years on campus, there is an opportunity to provide a place if you submit two letters of recommendation from the school teacher to the Academy. The service "power system" is offered in the amount of $ 955 for the summer semester.

June 20, 2015 PCAE Prep Day *
June 19, 2015 Check-in, 9:00 -17: 00
June 20, 2015 Check-in, 9:00 -17: 00
June 22, 2015 The first day of school
June 27, 2015 The last day of application
July 30, 2015 The last school day
August 1, 2015 Final Exhibition and Departure

Accommodation and food

Separately calculated the cost of housing - it can vary depending on the type of food, accommodation and room. Accommodation options:

Residence (17-21 years)


] ]
Building Code Full description of the room Autumn / Spring
DPFB Separate room with private bathroom $ 6,845 / semester Private room with private shower $ 7,335 / term
DPHB
DPNB Single room (shared shower / bath) $ 6,525 / semester
] DDFB Double room with own bathroom$ 4,800 / semester
DDHB Double room with own shower $ 4.565 / semester
DDNB Double room (shared shower / bath) $ 4,350 / term
DSFB Own bathroom$ 4,140 / semester
DSHB A joint room with its own shower $ 4,035 / term
DSNB The combined room (shower / bathroom separately) $ 3.820 / semester

When Student reserves accommodation, along with the application is paid a deposit of $ 500. It acts as a pledge fee for the whole academic year.

Residential residences are very comfortable and comfortable, fully equipped with everything necessary for a cozy stay. Regular cleaning (once a week) is organized, Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises, laundry facilities are available, and there is a free transport connection between the buildings for students. Employees of the school often arrange group games, entertainment and activities, in which residents of the residence can take part. There is also a Housing License Agreement for students living in school premises, for which each semester is charged an amount of $ 75. Students must take care of replenishing their housing deposit each semester so that the balance always makes $ 500. For the cleaning service or damage to property, the amount will also be deducted from the Housing Deposit. In the event that students want to continue living on campus in the next academic year, they do not need to re-pay the deposit, as they simply continue to replenish their balance.

168 Bluxome St. And 575 Harrison St. **

] ]
Building Code Full description of the room Autumn / Spring Summer
PRU Own room $ 7,245 / semester $ 4,135
DRU Double room$ 5,140 / semester $ 2,860
DCL Living room remodeled in a double room $ 4,915 / semester $ 2,730
ASSK The joint studio (3 people) $ 4,360 / semester $ 2,460
SGL Own apartment$ 6,875 / semester $ 3,745

Apartment (21+ years)

** Explanation: the prices for the " 168 Bluxome St. & 575 Harrison "are different from those listed below. **

] ]
Building Code Full description of the room Autumn / Spring
APSK Own studio with a kitchen $ 7,525 / semester
APSNK Own studio without the kitchen
$ 7,195 / semester
PRU Own room
$ 6,895 / semester
ADSK A double studio with a kitchen$ 5,015 / semester
DRU Double room
$ 4.790 / semester
DCL The living room, rebuilt into a double room
$ 4.565 / semester
ASSK The joint studio (3 persons)
$ 4.010 / semester
QUAD Joint studio (4 people)
$ 3.820 / semester [ 999.252]
SGL Own apartment
$ 6,525 / term

The residence is the summer (17-21 years)

** Explanation: prices for "168 Bluxome St. & 575 Harrison" are different from those listed below. **

Building Code Full description of the room Summer
] SGL Single room
$ 3,045
DDFB Double room with own bathroom
$ 2,490
DDHB Double room with its own shower
$ 2,380
DDNB Double room (shared shower / bath)
$ 2,275
DSFB Joint room with private bathroom
$ 2,225
DSHB A joint room with its own shower
$ 2,110

The apartment is located in the center of the city, - summer (21+ years)

** Explanation: prices for "168 Bluxome St. & 575 Harrison" are different from those listed below. **

] ]
Building Code Full description of the room Summer
] APSK Own studio with a kitchen
$ 3.895
APSNK Own studio without a kitchen
$ 3,735
PRU Own room
$ 3,785
ADSK Double studio with kitchen
$ 2,615
DRU Double room
$ 2,510
DCL Living room remodeled in a double room
$ 2,380
ASSK Joint studio (3 people)
$ 2,110
QUAD Joint studio (4 people)
$ 2,000

The service "power system" Is offered at $ 2,155 per semester in the fall / spring period and at $ 955 for the summer semester. Freshmen planning to stay on campus are advised to include a "food system". Also for all students who choose to stay at Commodore (825 Sutter St.), International House (860 Sutter St.), Howard Brodie (655 Sutter St.), Auguste Rodin (1055 Pine St.), and Clara Gil Stephens 620 Sutter St.), the "power system" should be included necessarily, since the buildings do not provide for any cutlery and equipment for self-cooking.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: Acting skills, Advertising and PR, Animation & Visual Effects, architecture, Architecture and interior design, Art education, fashion, Game development, graphic design, Graphics and illustration, History of art, Industrial Design, Jewelry business, landscape architecture, Multimedia communication, Production of music for the media, Visual Development, Web design
Events list: Athletics, baseball, basketball, dancing, football, Jewelry design, Photostudio, tennis, yoga

Events Academy of Art University (University of Academies of Art)

The following attractions are suggested:

  • The chapel at St. Nicholas Church. Brigid
  • Museum of the African Diaspora
  • Museo Italo Americano
  • Oakland Museum of California
  • Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
  • Cartoon Art Museum
  • Academy of Art University Automobile Museum
  • The Berkeley Museum
  • Cable Car Museum
  • Palace of Fine Arts Theater
  • Exploratorium
  • Walt Disney Family Museum
  • Museum of Performance & amp; Design
  • Museum of Craft & amp; Design
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum
  • de Young Museum
  • The California Academy of Sciences
  • The Legion of Honor
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • The Beat Museum

Advantages

  • High quality of training, constant support of qualified specialists
  • Encouraging students to search for individual style and technology, comprehensive support of talents and creative ideas
  • Flexible training programs
  • ] Orientation programs on modern trends, sensitivity to the rhythm of the big city
  • Successful territorial location in the center of San Francisco - a dynamic, cultural, creative city of the USA.

Equipment Academy of Art University (University of Academies of Art)

The Academy of Art University offers students access to world-class equipment, including: cameras, lighting equipment, photography, combined shots, workshops and telekino studios.

Term dates and fees

The payment is made on terms, the courses that the student studies in each individual semester are paid. Each course includes 3 blocks.

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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(10.12.2016 14:42:23) Maria
Hello! I plan to enter the Academy of art University. I choose between illustration and animation. I wanted to know if there was an entrance test in this university? And is there an opportunity to win a grant and study for free at this university?
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