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Academy of Art University Reviews of Master's in Art & Design

7 Reviews

Locations:   San Francisco (CA) 

Annual Tuition: $25,424

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Student Reviews - Master's in Art & Design

Student Reviews - Master's in Art & Design

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Royce Van Atta

Reviewed: 12/24/2016

Degree: Art & Design

My highest priority had always been earning the degree. I earned it and it wasn't easy. Every semester each class is sixteen weeks. Every class has sixteen learning modules. Each class has similar requirements. For example, the painting class may require 200$ worth of oil paints, 200$ worth of brushes and 200$ worth of canvas. Some classes require a similar investment in books or software. There are usually a bunch of videos to watch every week. I posted at least four short essay style responses... Read More


Reviewed: 7/23/2014

Degree: Art & Design

Academy of Art was generally a good school to attend. I learned alot from the professors who worked or have worked in the industry. I was a little disappointed that there went many hard surface modeling classes, bit the classes they did offer were great, and i heard they are working on getting more classes started. Some of the organic modeling teachers were not that good at teaching, but i think they have also been replaced by better teachers. I did enjoy the classes that i took and the feedback... Read More

Amanda Putnam

Reviewed: 2/20/2014

Degree: Art & Design

The Academy will push you to become an artist for the artistic industry. It is an expensive school, but you get what you pay for with the fact that you receive amazing an education and experience. Especially being in the San Francisco area, the social life is always busy! There is always something to do the school hosts or even the city.

Amanda Putnam

Reviewed: 2/6/2014

Degree: Art & Design

It is a very tough school. There is much expected from you, but it is all to help you become a better artist. They really prepare you for what is to come, knowing that the art field is a tough industry to get involved in, they make sure you develop your own unique style to be that different artist. Unfortunately, you get what you pay for, and you are paying for top education from top artists n the industry. Therefore, affordability is an issue, especially for individuals like me who want a great... Read More

Amanda Putnam

Reviewed: 5/16/2013

Degree: Art & Design

Strong program. Class work load is a lot so summer semesters are required to graduate on time. Living is expensive but great area

Areej Abu Alhayjaa

Reviewed: 5/12/2013

Degree: Art & Design

You can find what you ask in my college statement: MFA Illustration Program Statement of Intent at Academy of Art University Since I graduated from art college, I’ve always wanted to study MFA in illustration field. I love anything has to do with graphic design, drawings using digital tablet or vectors and some pattern techniques and always Google to learn more and taught myself. I love to create new designs and feel happy by making people enjoy looking at my work, The purpose beyond studying MFA... Read More

Rebecca Chow

Reviewed: 3/5/2013

Degree: Art & Design

MFA Visual Development seeks to provide students with connection to the industry while we are in school. It is more open to gaining networking opportunities and internships than otherwise if I was on my own.

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