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The Academy of Art University

Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 13/9
Student Surveys
(in Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc)
22
Males: 9, Females: 13
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.5
 

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.8 High
Actual difficulty:4.3 High
Students found the coursework to be harder than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect


English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc:

I love you Academy of Art. You could certainly make the aesthetics nicer, but when I'm looking for a job, I know the big businesses are looking for AA...
I would say that you are treated like a number here.... There are WAY too many students that go here (and that just live in the city) that you're just...
I am at my second semester online at AAU and I am planning on dropping out of this school once the semester is over. I feel this school doesn't reall...
Student Artists should understand that their product is still viewed subjectively and not for what it is. The formality of traditional techniques is a...
While the professors are in the industry, some of them are very unhelpful. I was in the web design and new media and the instructors never gave feed b...
I'm glad I withdrew from this school before I started (saved myself the tuition). Dorms suck, especially considering how much you are paying to go to ...
I am an online student, so some of the questions I rated just a B because I have no clue what the campus is like, social activities, resources, etc. T...
I had to leave a comment after seeing all the negativity on here. I'm about to graduate...after 7 YEARS!! I've worked and commuted, and finally it is ...
Firstly, I am an online student in the Fashion Design Dept. and this is my second semester attending AAU. I graduated with an associates in business ...
I graduated with an AA in Graphic Design. It was the best education, ever! It was pricey, but well worth it. I did the entire program online and enjoy...
STUDENTS BEWARE! ... If I could give this school zero stars, I would. This is an institution hard up on taking your money. They are not in the busine...
Computer Arts New Media, Junior now. This is mostly a critique of classes in my major and not the liberal arts or art elective classes at AAU. Aft...
Student Artists should understand that their product is still viewed subjectively and not for what it is. The formality of traditional techniques is a...
After several years of attending community college on and off, I was determined to get serious about my education. When browsing around trying to fig...
The Academy regards it's students as cattle. Students are often berated and belittled to a pulp, then the next batch of money bags -I mean, students- ...
I've been here a little under a year and I will admit I am enrolled in one of the school's best departments. I have only taken seven classes and in m...
What makes my faculty good is that everybody works hard to improve and increase the level of work, and most are very experienced professionals. Althou...
take a look at the positive comments posted, they are obviously not from real students.
Skip the outrageous tuition and attitudes and teach yourself art. Do tutorials from books, videos and internships. Travel. Read as much as you can ...
I am studying Computer Arts (New Media) and as all the students that have taken the INTERACTIVE DESIGN 1 class with an Instructor called Dan Eriksson ...
Student Artists should understand that their product is still viewed subjectively and not for what it is. The formality of traditional techniques is a...
The Academy is partially responsible for what has become the bane of the game and animation industries: a glut of ill-prepared, untrained graduates th...
The fashion school if ranked amongst the top 5 fashion schools in the country. Free transit buses for students. Minutes away from from downtown SF.
I thought about attending AAU for many many years before finally going. While I didn't have a terrible experience, my experience was not worth the mon...
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