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The excellence of the Academy of Art University

The Academy of Art University just had it’s 21st fashion show. Ten BFA and MFA graduates showed off an astounding five women’s wear and two menswear collections. From coast to coast, and even designers from over seas like china, it’s easy to say the diversity of the designs was amazing. It impressed some of the most best fashion icons such as Ms. J Alexander from ANTM, and Sara Kozlowski director of Educational and Professional Development at CFDA. All of the designers hard work in school, and long hours working is shown in a fifteen minuet runway. Showing off their talent in front of their peers and maybe future career mentors.
Founded by Richard S. Stephens in 1929 as the Academy of Advertising, is now known as The Academy of Art University. It is privately owned, and is a for-profit school. it employees over one hundred full time faculty, and over one thousand part time staff. The Academy of Art University is home to over twelve thousand students, claiming to be the largest private owned art and design school in the US.
The Academy of Art University has many accreditation’s, including regional from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and is a member of the National Association of Schools of Art and design. The academy offers Countless Bachelor and Masters degrees. This amazing school offers up to twenty-five different subjects, also offering some online. Students have a very fast graduating rate, in 2016 7% of students finished a four year degree in four years. Most students finish four year degrees in six years due to outside life hurtles.
On top of all the incredible thing’s this school is doing, it also has a Automobile Museum. The Academy of Art University Automobile Museum has over 200 vintage cars, some are the most valuable and rarest of cars. All of the cars costing a staggering $70 million, half the cars are owned by the university its self, and the rest belong to Stephens family. Not only dose this art school have a car museum, but it also has a sports program. The Urban Knights men team earned a second place spot in cross country with the women’s team scoring fourth place at the Pacific West Conference Championships. The Academy of Art University isn’t just excelling in art and design, it excels in every thing it puts out into the world.

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