Academy of Art University


Established in 1929, Academy of Art University is the largest accredited private art and design school in the US. Visit us to learn about total costs, median student loan debt, potential occupations and other information.

The Academy of Art University’s School of Industrial Design program gives students the freedom to pursue their personal design visions within a structured and supportive academic environment. Led by a faculty of industry veterans, students are taught to approach their work with equal regard for aesthetic, business, and societal considerations.


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Degrees Offered

Awards & Scholarships

NASAD Accredited


Associate of Arts in Industrial Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design, Bachelor of FIne Arts in Industrial Design (Transportation Design Emphasis), Certificate in Industrial Design

Phil Hill Automotive Design Scholarship
Pre-College Arts Experience Program


Academy of Art University 
School of Industrial Design
79 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
415.618.3727 or 800.544.2787

Department Head: Tom Matano, IDSA
Student Chapter Advisor: Tom Matano, IDSA