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Academy Of Art College

79 New Montgomery
San Francisco, CA 94105

General Phone: 415-274-2200
Financial Aid Phone: 415-274-2223
Sector: Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Classification: Schools of art, music, and design

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Baum School of Art earns accreditation - Allentown Morning Call

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