San Francisco Art Institute Rankings

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In the World#3334 of 14178
In North America#976 of 2629
In the United States#903 of 2528
In California#77 of 252
In San Francisco#9 of 12

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
90%
Avg. cost to attend
$47,315 /y
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
220
Graduates
112
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
sfai.edu

San Francisco Art Institute Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate90%78%95%
Applicants26979190
Admissions24362181
Freshmen enrolled full time32923

24 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

6 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White124 (37%)
Nonresident Alien94 (28%)
Hispanic40 (12%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown23 (7%)
Asian20 (6%)
Two or more races16 (5%)
Black or African American12 (4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$47,315/year
Average aid awarded
$24,119
Students receiving aid
92%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$35,029
$30-48K$39,994
$48-75K$42,543
$75-110K$42,892
$110K+$51,223

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$45,664$47,850
Tuition in-state$45,664$47,850
Tuition out-of-state$45,664$47,850
Fee in-district$950$950
Fee in-state$950$950
Fee out-of-state$950$950

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity71
Combined charge for room and board$13,630

San Francisco Art Institute Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Fine & Studio Arts, General40
Painting19
Photography13
Visual and Performing Arts, Other9
Art History, Criticism and Conservation26
Cinematography and Film & Video Production7
Sculpture6
Printmaking5
Digital Arts2
Museology & Museum Studies2
Design and Visual Communications, General1
Grand Total6448
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%32%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
31
Citations
19

Publication count by topic

Art
9
Sociology
6
Philosophy
4
Psychology
3
Computer science
2
Political science
2
Geology
1
History
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art24545
Philosophy26983
Political science49523
Sociology50254
Computer science64043
Psychology66631

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200101
200200
200300
200400
200510
200600
200700
200830
200980
201000
201131
201200
201331
201431
201525
201611
201714
201800
201923
202012

General info

Alternative namesSFAI
Founded1871
WikipediaSan Francisco Art Institute
Colorsgray, clear
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff97
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Address800 Chestnut St
San Francisco, California, 94133-2299
United States
City population882,000
Phone4157717020
Fax+1 (415) 749 1951

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