San Francisco Art Institute: Admission & Tests

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Here is a quick overview of San Francisco Art Institute general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
San Francisco Art Institute admission requirements are somewhat competitive; in 2015/16 this college accepted 65% of those who apply.

The college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

SFAI usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$75
SFAI requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at San Francisco Art Institute is $75.00. The graduate application fee is $85.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Assessment Test is common part of the application procedure. 39% of applicants at San Francisco Art Institute completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 450 to 590 on Critical Reading, from 420 to 570 on Math, and from 410 to 570 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you got a score above 550 in SAT Critical Reading, 530 in SAT Math, and 530 in SAT Writingthen it gives good chances to get admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
420
520
550

SAT Math
390
500
530

SAT Writing
380
490
530

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is not an important component of the application at San Francisco Art Institute. Only 17% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 19 to 26 on Composite, from 19 to 28 on English, and from 16 to 25 on Math. Therefore, if you have got above 24 in ACT Composite, 26 in ACT English, and 23 in ACT Math, that is enough to be admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
18
23
24

ACT English
18
24
26

ACT Math
15
21
23

Contact Admissions

Phone
(415)
771-7020
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at San Francisco Art Institute, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (415) 771-7020 or check San Francisco Art Institute Website

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