San Francisco Art Institute: Review & Facts

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San Francisco Art Institute is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 600 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1871 and is one of the 23 colleges and schools located in San Francisco, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
12
Fair
San Francisco Art Institute will give you the option to receive a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

SFAI follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are Art, Photography, Film and Acting, Sculpture, and Music. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

San Francisco Art Institute student retention rate is low at 54% (way below California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at San Francisco Art Institute is very low - 29%.

Student to faculty ratio at SFAI is good: 10:1. Learn more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$41,400
High
Average tuition price is extremely high, around $40,500 per year. The additional fees at San Francisco Art Institute beyond tuition are about $900, which comes to $41,400 per year.

Read the details about San Francisco Art Institute additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
65%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 563 applications were submitted and 368 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at San Francisco Art Institute in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,800
High
San Francisco Art Institute offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at San Francisco Art Institute, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
San Francisco Art Institute offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is high: about $9,800 per year.

Based on the college crime information, San Francisco Art Institute seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

San Francisco Art Institute Location and Maps



Post Address: San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut St, San Francisco, California 94133-2299, USA
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