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Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

United States

Telephone: 415-274-2200

URL: http://www.academyart.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Mark Goor

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. www.academyart.edu/student-profiles-report

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: June 25, 2021

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2007

Undergraduate FTE: 4,156

Graduate FTE: 1,923

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. For-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerCathy CorcoranVP Accreditation Compliance & WSCUC Accreditation Liaison Officerccorcoran@academyart.edu
Board of Directors ChairNancy Houstonnancy.houston@cox.net
Chief Academic OfficerSue RowleyChief Academic Officersrowley@academyart.edu
Chief Executive OfficerElisa StephensPresidentestephens@academyart.edu
Chief Financial OfficerMartha WeeckExecutive Vice President - Financemweeck@academyart.edu
Director Institutional ResearchJessica EckardtDirector of Institutional Researchjeckardt@academyart.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
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00753104466 Townsend StreetSan FranciscoAdditionalActive
00753108540 Powell StreetSan FranciscoAdditionalActive
0075310560 Federal StreetSan FranciscoAdditionalActive
00753103601 Brannan StreetSan FranciscoAdditionalActive
00753109625 Polk StreetSan FranciscoAdditionalActive
00753112Academy of Art UniversitySan FranciscoAdditionalActive
00753110Academy of Art UniversitySan FranciscoAdditionalActive
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00753100Academy of Art UniversitySan FranciscoMain CampusActive
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DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
ActingBachelors2011On-Site
ActingAssociate2011On-Site
ActingMasters2011On-Site
ActingMasters2016On-Site
Advanced Architectural DesignMasters2015On-Site
AdvertisingMasters2006Distance Education
AdvertisingMasters1977On-Site
AdvertisingNon-degree1992On-Site
AdvertisingAssociate1998On-Site
AdvertisingAssociate2006Distance Education
AdvertisingBachelors1966On-Site
AdvertisingBachelors2006Distance Education
Advertising and Branded Media TechnologyMasters2016On-Site
Advertising and Branded Media TechnologyMasters2016Distance Education
Animation and Visual EffectsMasters2006Distance Education
Animation and Visual EffectsMasters2004On-Site
Animation and Visual EffectsBachelors2006Distance Education
Animation and Visual EffectsBachelors2004On-Site
Animation and Visual EffectsAssociate2006Distance Education
Animation and Visual EffectsAssociate2004On-Site
Animation and Visual EffectsNon-degree2004On-Site
Animation and Visual EffectsMasters2016Distance Education
Animation and Visual EffectsMasters2016On-Site
Architectural DesignBachelors2015On-Site
Architectural DesignBachelors2015Distance Education
ArchitectureMasters2010Distance Education
ArchitectureBachelors2010On-Site
ArchitectureBachelors2012Distance Education
ArchitectureMasters2004On-Site
Art EducationMasters2010Distance Education
Art EducationBachelors2010Distance Education
Art HistoryBachelors2019Distance Education
Art HistoryBachelors2012Distance Education
Art HistoryMasters2014Distance Education
Automotive RestorationAssociate2016On-Site
Communications and Media TechnologiesBachelors2008On-Site
Communications and Media TechnologiesMasters2009Distance Education
Communications and Media TechnologiesMasters2008On-Site
Communications and Media TechnologiesBachelors2008Distance Education
Costume DesignMasters2016Distance Education
Costume DesignBachelors2015On-Site
Costume DesignMasters2015Distance Education
Costume DesignMasters2015On-Site
Costume DesignBachelors2015Distance Education
Costume DesignMasters2016On-Site
FashionMasters1977On-Site
FashionMasters2006Distance Education
FashionBachelors2006Distance Education
FashionBachelors1966On-Site
FashionNon-degree1972On-Site
Fashion Art DirectionMasters2019Distance Education
Fashion Art DirectionMasters2019On-Site
Fashion JournalismBachelors2013Distance Education
Fashion JournalismMasters2013Distance Education
Fashion JournalismAssociate2013Distance Education
Fashion JournalismBachelors2013On-Site
Fashion JournalismAssociate2013On-Site
Fashion JournalismMasters2013On-Site
Fashion MarketingBachelors2016On-Site
Fashion MarketingMasters2019Distance Education
Fashion MarketingAssociate2016On-Site
Fashion MarketingBachelors2016Distance Education
Fashion MarketingAssociate2016Distance Education
Fashion MarketingMasters2019On-Site
Fashion Marketing and Brand ManagementMasters2016Distance Education
Fashion Marketing and Brand ManagementMasters2016On-Site
Fashion MerchandisingAssociate2016On-Site
Fashion MerchandisingBachelors2016On-Site
Fashion MerchandisingAssociate2016Distance Education
Fashion MerchandisingMasters2016Distance Education
Fashion MerchandisingBachelors2016Distance Education
Fashion MerchandisingMasters2016On-Site
Fashion Merchandising and ManagementMasters2016Distance Education
Fashion Merchandising and ManagementMasters2016On-Site
Fashion Product DevelopmentBachelors2016On-Site
Fashion Product DevelopmentMasters2016On-Site
Fashion Product DevelopmentBachelors2016Distance Education
Fashion Product DevelopmentMasters2016Distance Education
Fashion Product DevelopmentAssociate2016Distance Education
Fashion Product DevelopmentAssociate2016On-Site
Fashion StylingBachelors2013On-Site
Fashion StylingAssociate2013Distance Education
Fashion StylingBachelors2013Distance Education
Fashion StylingAssociate2013On-Site
Fashion Visual MerchandisingBachelors2016On-Site
Fashion Visual MerchandisingAssociate2017On-Site
Fashion Visual MerchandisingBachelors2016Distance Education
Fashion Visual MerchandisingAssociate2017Distance Education
Fine ArtMasters2016On-Site
Fine ArtBachelors1966On-Site
Fine ArtMasters1977On-Site
Fine ArtBachelors2006Distance Education
Fine ArtAssociate2006Distance Education
Fine ArtNon-degree1992On-Site
Fine ArtMasters2006Distance Education
Fine ArtMasters2016Distance Education
Fine ArtAssociate1998On-Site
Footwear and Accessory DesignMasters2018On-Site
Footwear and Accessory DesignBachelors2018On-Site
Game DevelopmentMasters2009On-Site
Game DevelopmentAssociate2009Distance Education
Game DevelopmentAssociate2009On-Site
Game DevelopmentMasters2009Distance Education
Game DevelopmentBachelors2009Distance Education
Game DevelopmentBachelors2009On-Site
Game DevelopmentMasters2016On-Site
Game DevelopmentMasters2016Distance Education
Game ProgrammingBachelors2015On-Site
Game ProgrammingBachelors2015Distance Education
Graphic DesignBachelors2006Distance Education
Graphic DesignAssociate1998On-Site
Graphic DesignAssociate2006Distance Education
Graphic DesignBachelors1981On-Site
Graphic DesignMasters2006Distance Education
Graphic DesignNon-degree1992On-Site
Graphic DesignMasters1981On-Site
Graphic Design and Digital MediaMasters2016On-Site
Graphic Design and Digital MediaMasters2016Distance Education
IllustrationAssociate1998On-Site
IllustrationAssociate2006Distance Education
IllustrationBachelors1966On-Site
IllustrationBachelors2006Distance Education
IllustrationNon-degree1992On-Site
IllustrationMasters2006Distance Education
IllustrationMasters2016On-Site
IllustrationMasters2016Distance Education
IllustrationMasters1977On-Site
Industrial DesignMasters2006Distance Education
Industrial DesignNon-degree1996On-Site
Industrial DesignMasters2016Distance Education
Industrial DesignMasters2016On-Site
Industrial DesignAssociate1998On-Site
Industrial DesignMasters1993On-Site
Industrial DesignBachelors2006Distance Education
Industrial DesignBachelors1996On-Site
Industrial DesignAssociate2006Distance Education
Interior Architecture and DesignMasters1977On-Site
Interior Architecture and DesignMasters2016Distance Education
Interior Architecture and DesignMasters2016On-Site
Interior Architecture and DesignMasters2006Distance Education
Interior Architecture and DesignNon-degree1992On-Site
Interior Architecture and DesignBachelors2006Distance Education
Interior Architecture and DesignBachelors1966On-Site
Interior Architecture and DesignAssociate2006Distance Education
Interior Architecture and DesignAssociate1998On-Site
Jewelry and Metal ArtsAssociate2013Distance Education
Jewelry and Metal ArtsBachelors2013Distance Education
Jewelry and Metal ArtsMasters2013Distance Education
Jewelry and Metal ArtsMasters2016Distance Education
Jewelry and Metal ArtsBachelors2013On-Site
Jewelry and Metal ArtsMasters2013On-Site
Jewelry and Metal ArtsMasters2016On-Site
Jewelry and Metal ArtsAssociate2013On-Site
Knitwear DesignMasters2017On-Site
Knitwear DesignBachelors2017On-Site
Landscape ArchitectureAssociate2011On-Site
Landscape ArchitectureBachelors2011On-Site
Landscape ArchitectureBachelors2012Distance Education
Landscape ArchitectureMasters2016Distance Education
Landscape ArchitectureMasters2012Distance Education
Landscape ArchitectureAssociate2012Distance Education
Landscape ArchitectureMasters2016On-Site
Landscape ArchitectureMasters2011On-Site
Master of Arts in Teaching and Credential ProgramMasters2021Distance Education
Motion Pictures and TelevisionAssociate1998On-Site
Motion Pictures and TelevisionBachelors1993On-Site
Motion Pictures and TelevisionAssociate2006Distance Education
Motion Pictures and TelevisionBachelors2006Distance Education
Motion Pictures and TelevisionMasters2006Distance Education
Motion Pictures and TelevisionMasters1993On-Site
Motion Pictures and TelevisionNon-degree1996On-Site
Music ProductionAssociate2016On-Site
Music ProductionBachelors2016On-Site
Music ProductionBachelors2016Distance Education
Music ProductionAssociate2016Distance Education
Music Scoring and ComopositionMasters2016Distance Education
Music Scoring and CompositionMasters2016On-Site
Music Scoring and CompositionBachelors2016Distance Education
Music Scoring and CompositionMasters2016Distance Education
Music Scoring and CompositionMasters2016On-Site
Music Scoring and CompositionBachelors2016On-Site
PhotographyMasters2006Distance Education
PhotographyMasters1977On-Site
PhotographyMasters2016Distance Education
PhotographyMasters2016On-Site
PhotographyAssociate2006Distance Education
PhotographyNon-degree1992On-Site
PhotographyBachelors2006Distance Education
PhotographyBachelors1966On-Site
PhotographyAssociate1998On-Site
Social Media ManagementNon-degree2019Distance Education
Social Media ManagementNon-degree2019On-Site
Sound DesignMasters2016On-Site
Sound DesignAssociate2016On-Site
Sound DesignBachelors2016Distance Education
Sound DesignMasters2016Distance Education
Sound DesignBachelors2016On-Site
Sound DesignMasters2016Distance Education
Sound DesignMasters2016On-Site
Sound DesignAssociate2016Distance Education
Studio Production for Advertising and DesignAssociate2014On-Site
Studio Production for Advertising and DesignAssociate2014Distance Education
TeachingMasters2021Distance Education
Textile DesignBachelors2017On-Site
Textile DesignMasters2017On-Site
Visual DevelopmentBachelors2013On-Site
Visual DevelopmentAssociate2013On-Site
Visual DevelopmentMasters2013On-Site
Visual DevelopmentMasters2016On-Site
Visual DevelopmentMasters2016Distance Education
Visual DevelopmentMasters2013Distance Education
Visual DevelopmentBachelors2013Distance Education
Visual DevelopmentAssociate2013Distance Education
Web Design and New MediaAssociate2006Distance Education
Web Design and New MediaAssociate1998On-Site
Web Design and New MediaNon-degree1996On-Site
Web Design and New MediaMasters2006Distance Education
Web Design and New MediaBachelors1994On-Site
Web Design and New MediaBachelors2006Distance Education
Web Design and New MediaMasters2016On-Site
Web Design and New MediaMasters2016Distance Education
Web Design and New MediaMasters1994On-Site
Writing and Directing for FilmMasters2016On-Site
Writing for Film Television and Digital MediaMasters2014Distance Education
Writing for Film Television and Digital MediaMasters2016On-Site
Writing for Film Television and Digital MediaBachelors2014Distance Education
Writing for Film Television and Digital MediaBachelors2014On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Special Visit
Fall2028Offsite Review
Spring2029Accreditation Visit