San Francisco Art Institute

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San Francisco Art Institute can be found in San Francisco, CA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. San Francisco Art Institute has only approximately 300 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

This school has an acceptance rate of around 90 percent with 13 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall San Francisco Art Institute Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for San Francisco Art Institute was reported as 90.3% in Fall 2020 with over 269 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for San Francisco Art Institute has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 92.6%
  • 2017-2018: 74.7%
  • 2018-2019: 94.9%
  • 2019-2020: 90.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 82.8%

How Does San Francisco Art Institute Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for San Francisco Art Institute is fifty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
San Francisco Conservatory of Music47.6%
Holy Names University63.3%
California Maritime Academy76.2%
Menlo College62.7%
Pacific Union College53.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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