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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

Application Fees

$65
Undergrad Application Fee
$75
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
800 Chestnut St San Francisco, CA 94133-2299
Phone: (415) 771-7020
General Site: www.sfai.edu
Admissions: http://www.sfai.edu/admissions
Application: http://www.sfai.edu/apply-sfai

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Katice from Hayward, CA
  • Jan-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Make sure you have enough money to pay for all of your expenses. A lot of times it's cheaper to live outside of the dorms. Also, do not get kits right away. I'm a Fashion Marketing major. I spent $299 on a kit and I did not use half of my kit. Also the kit doesn't have everything you need. The Kit broke first quarter. It's another way for the school to get money out of you. PLEASE pay attention to what your money is being used for especially if you are taking out loans. Also, have a job. Unexpected expenses come up. I started at this school because my counselor said they could help me get a job to pay for transportation. After I got in there was no help. When I threatened to leave, all of a sudden they came up with a BART ticket for me. Amazing. I like the diversity of the school and the teachers. The teachers are of great quality and they want to see you succeed. I just did not like how they scam people to get in. Education is a business that can get you in debt before your real life begins. Be smart. Ask Questions. Research.

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  • Artistreview
  • Feb-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Doesn't matter what your interests are in art, they will always be supported here at SFAI. This school will really shape you into the artist you are meant to be. Just be open to experimentation in mediums, Ideas, and heart.

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  • Sydnie from Oakley, CA
  • Jan-16-2013 I am a current student here

    do not buy any of the textbooks, you do not need them. the teachers do not use the books that the school sells to you. also do not buy the art supplies they sell at the school, they are cheap quality and very expensive. there is a blick art store doen the street, shop there. do not get the 600$ art kit, they will give you when you enroll. its a waste of money.

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