San Francisco Art Institute was founded by artists for artists in 1871.

SFAI is a laboratory for art + ideas. Across two campuses, we offer undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our interdisciplinary curriculum and supportive community will catapult your creative career.

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June 22 | Admit on the Spot Day

Applications for Fall 2018 now open »

​Low Residency MFA applications for
Summer 2018 now open »

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