San Francisco Art Institute
About San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) is a private, non-profit college of
contemporary art with the main campus in the
Russian Hill district of
California. Its graduate center is in
Fort Mason on Pier 2 in the Golden Gate National Recreation Center which originally was an army post. Approximately 400 undergraduates and 200 graduate students are enrolled. The institution is accredited by the
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the
National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), and is a member of the
Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD).
Founded in 1871, SFAI is one of the oldest art schools in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi River.
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