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.

To meet more of SFAI, join our mailing list or meet us in person at one of our upcoming events.

It’s not too late to apply! Start your application for Fall 2018 »

Admissions Events + Deadlines

July 27: Admit on the Spot Day

Nov 10: Grad Fall Open House

Nov 17: Undergrad Fall Open House


Dec 1: Priority Deadline (Grad + Undergrad)

FALL 2019

Dec 1: Early Action Deadline (Undergrad)

Jan 15: Final Admission Deadline (Grad)

Feb 15: Priority Deadline (Undergrad)

Apr 15: Priority Deadline (Transfer)

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