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Academy of Art

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Academy of Art University is the largest private accredited art university in the US. Offering a unique environment in classes taught by working professionals, there are 30+ distinct areas of study to choose from both online and on campus.

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"The Academy taught me to really pay attention to the materials I was using, to justify my intentions, to really analyze the design. Learning woodworking, metalsmithing, papermaking, moldmaking, bronze casting-learning every bit of the process-was instrumental in starting my own company. My experience was absolutely what enabled me to do what I do."

"Everything that I learned at the Academy really helped put me above the competition in the field that I'm in. It is the school that is going to push you to be the best artist that you can be. Every time I shoot, there's something that I'm using. The knowledge from the Academy is there, every single time."

"I had an incredibly conceptual, creative education at the Academy of Art University. Through this freedom and experimentation, I found my own voice, something that I know more than ever is extremely important in fashion. I will always hold the Academy of Art University close to my heart; it is where fashion started for me."

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Since 1929, we have helped thousands of art and design students from all over the world realize their professional and creative ambitions.

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