June 15- July 10, 2020

San Francisco Art Institute PreCollege gives you a jump start on the college experience with an intensive and transformative program in the arts. 

This four-week, four college credit program combines in-depth study and practice with SFAI’s renowned faculty to help you build foundational skills, develop a portfolio, experiment with new media, and collaborate with like-minded peers who are driven to create. Visits to local museums and exhibition opportunities complement this immersive experience.

PreCollege takes place on SFAI’s legendary campus at 800 Chestnut Street in the heart of San Francisco’s historic Russian Hill neighborhood. Inspiring views of the Bay, a monumental Diego Rivera fresco, and a constant stream of visiting artists and visionaries are part of daily life at SFAI.

For students who have completed the tenth grade, but haven’t yet started college

>> Applications Now Open <<

Gallery: Student Work


View the brochure online to get all of the details of the 2020 program.

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Check out this video made from footage shot by PreCollege students!