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San Francisco Art Institute

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) is pleased to partner with the California State Summer School Arts Foundation (CSSSAF) to offer a $13,000 scholarship per year to any CSSSA alumni that applies and is accepted to the College. This is a renewable award, totaling up to $52,000 over a four-year undergraduate course of study if all conditions are met.

Quick Facts - Academic Year 2014-15
Campus Size: 699
Campus Setting: Large
Location: San Francisco, CA
Tuition: $40,096
Room/Board: $15,666
Net Price: $42,733
Priority Deadline: April 15
Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1

SFAI offers BFA degrees in Design and Technology, Film, New Genres, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture, and BA degrees in History and Theory of Contemporary Art as well as Urban Studies.

Groundbreaking since 1871, SFAI has earned its reputation for profoundly shaping art, culture, and society over generations. The only strictly fine art school in the heart of San Francisco, SFAI nurtures a spirit of experimentation, creative risk-taking, and progressive thinking. As a diverse yet tight-knit community of artists and scholars, SFAI provides its students with a rigorous education in the fine arts and preparation for a life in the arts through an immersive studio environment, an integrated liberal arts curriculum, faculty mentorship, and critical engagement with the world.

SFAI/CSSSA Coordinator 
Steven Lopez
Assistant Director for Admissions

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