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3-Year BFA and Atelier Certificate Programs run on a 4 quarter per year system.

BFA Tuition for the 2017/2018 year will be $31,993 per year.
Atelier Certificate Tuition for 2017/2018 year will be $30,943 per year.

Tuition is based on a 3-year program cost and is subject to a yearly adjustment. Students may arrange to make monthly, quarterly, bi-yearly and yearly payments.

Core Class Per Credit Calculation:  $703.25
GE Class Per Credit Calculation:  $75.00

You can visit our net price calculator to help you estimate your costs.

Students need an additional 6 elective credits.  Electives are part of the overall program cost and have no credit value. Students in good standing may also take bonus electives for no additional cost.

BFA Tuition College Total Cost Comparison:

$ 95,979        Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art*
$115,236        Academy of Art
$119,200       Laguna College of Art and Design
$143,232       Woodbury University
$160,184       Art Center College of Art and Design
$164,400      Otis College of Art and Design

*LAAFA students graduate in 3 years.

Miscellaneous Fees:

Application Fee – $100
Registration Fee – $250 (To be applied towards the 1st payment and is non-refundable. This fee is required to secure your spot in the program)
Administrative Fee – $400 included in yearly program cost.
Late Payment Fee – $150
Foreign Student Visa Application Processing Fee – $100 (Student is responsible for the courier charges for the delivery of the I-20 documents to the student.)
Transcripts – The first 2 transcripts in any given calendar year are free.  A $5 fee is charged for each additional copy.  Additional fees apply for rush and express service.
Non-Sufficient Funds (N.S.F.) Check Fee – $35
If your check is returned N.S.F., you will be required to pay this fee plus the amount of the N.S.F. check in the form of a cashier’s check or money order before your next class meets again.

None of the aforementioned costs include supplies.  Students will not be required to purchase any supplies directly from LAAFA.

Methods of Payment:

LAAFA accepts cash, check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.