Welcome San Francisco Art Institute

We welcome all transfer students from the San Francisco Art Institute. Easily transfer from SFAI no matter where you are on your academic journey. Financial aid and housing is available. Applications are being accepted now. 

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Let's Get Started

We realize your academic journey has taken an unexpected turn, but know there's never been a better time for you to become a Penguin. Dominican offers small class sizes, dedicated professors, caring support teams, well-connected career and internship services, and so much more. 

Our Admissions Office and Transfer Counselors are happy to help answer any questions you may have and can help make your transition as seamless as possible. Call us at (415) 485-3245 to get started today. 

Transfer Admissions

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Easily Transfer

Our San Francisco Art Institute articulation agreement is coming soon! The articulation agreement will determine how the credits you have already earned will transfer to Dominican University of California. Your Transfer Admissions Counselor can walk you through each step. Contact us to get started. 

Paying for School

Our Office of Financial Aid is here to help you and your family discover all the possibilities of how to fund your education, including:

Academic Programs

We offer a variety of art programs, all of which are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and map to a specific degree from SFAI. We're happy to work with you to discuss your options and develop a plan.

In addition to our Art programs, we offer a variety of other majors and minors, which allows the opportunity to double major and pair your artistic and design skills with an accompanying degree. Graduate programs are also available to further your studies.

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Dominican Galleries

The Alemany Library is home to both the San Marco Gallery and the Community Gallery, which provide venues for artistic exposure for students, local community artists and patrons.

Alemany Library Galleries

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