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San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco, CA

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Overview

San Francisco Art Institute is a Comprehensive institution located in San Francisco, CA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
United States
Contact Office of Admissions
Email: admissions@sfai.edu
Phone: 415-749-4500
Fax: 415-749-4592

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Majors & Degrees

Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, Other Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

451
Applied
337
Accepted
42
Enrolled
75%
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Female Admissions

309
Females Applied
232
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

142
Males Applied
105
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Interview
Other requirements: Portfolio and artist statement for BFA applicants, critical essay for BA applicants

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

45,664
Private
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Fees

400
Full-time student fees

Financial Aid

64,125
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,938
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,500
Avg. Loan Aid
10,000
Avg. Grant Aid
10,000
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
96%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
75%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

42
Total Undergrad students
12%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.08%
Black or African American 3.85%
White or Caucasian 42.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.85%
Asian 3.85%
Other 3.85%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
MFAMA Exhibition, Walter & McBean Galleries Openings and SFAI Alumni Weekend + Exhibition

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Union, LOGS (Legion of Graduate Students), Film Club, Photo Club and SFAeye

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
security cameras

Faculty

24
Total Faculty
3:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 10
Male - 13
Female - 11
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