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

A workshop for art + ideas where you can push the boundaries of:

Application Deadlines


December 1
Transfer + MFA


Priority Deadline
December 1

Undergraduate + Graduate

January 15
Graduate Programs

March 15
Undergraduate Transfer

Not in San Francisco?

National Portfolio Days + Events

Sign up for a free review of your portfolio from an SFAI faculty member or admissions counselor in New York, Chicago, San Diego, or at a virtual event.

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