Emeryville, CA

Reception: 510-654-2934
6601 Shellmound Street, Emeryville, CA 94608 Follow Emeryville, CA campus

About the Campus

SAE Expression College

Once warehouse and industrial districts of the Bay Area, Emeryville has evolved into a city known for artistic expression, biotech research, and software development, and is a designated Cultural Arts District. Emeryville is located just off Interstate 80, which is easily accessible from San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, and surrounding cities.

The SAE Expression College campus occupies over 102,000 square feet in two buildings and consists of offices, classrooms and laboratories, and faculty and student lounges. Specialized classrooms include the Meyer Sound Performance Hall, Marshall McLuhan Lab, Sound Stage, Stop Motion Room, Green Screen, Jimi Hendrix Suite, Game Audio Suites, and Avid Pro Tools Workstations.

SAE Expression College offers programs in Animation, Audio, Digital Film, Game Development, and Music Business.

Programs & Tuition

Programs Offered

Animation & Visual Effects, Digital Filmmaking, Game Art & Design, Interactive Audio, Sound Arts

Tuition: $94,400.00
Textbooks/Art Kits included
Technology Fee: $1,196.00

Total:

$95,596.00

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Bachelor of Applied Science in Game Development

Tuition: $80,000.00
Estimated Cost of Textbooks: $1,000.00
Technology Fee: $2,396.00

Total:

$83,396.00

 

Bachelor of Applied Science in Audio

Tuition: $41,000.00
Laptop Package: $3,850.00
Estimated Cost of Textbooks: $700.00
Technology Fee: $598.00

Total:

$46,148.00

This tuition does not include the tuition for the AAS in Audio or an equivalent credential, which is a requirement for admission into the BAS in Audio.

 

Associate of Applied Science in Audio

Tuition: $35,000.00
Laptop Package: $3,850.00
Estimated Cost of Textbooks: $700.00
Technology Fee: $598.00

Total:

$40,148.00

 

Associate of Applied Science in Music Business

Tuition: $35,000.00
Laptop Package: $3,700.00
Estimated Cost of Textbooks: $700.00
Technology Fee: $598.00

Total:

$39,998.00

 

Diploma in Music Business

Tuition: $25,000.00
Laptop Package: $3,700.00
Estimated Cost of Textbooks: $300.00
Technology Fee: $299.00

Total:

$29,299.00

 

SAE Expression College Performance Fact Sheets

About the Area

About Emeryville

SAE Expression College is located in Emeryville, CA in the thriving Bay Area. Our campus is just across the bridge from San Francisco, and is close neighbors with Berkeley and Oakland. Emeryville is in the midst of a number of creative and innovative digital arts companies that have made the Bay Area their home like animation studios, video game publishers, special effects houses, recording studios, and social media companies.

Key Attractions

Local Services in San Francisco

Emergency Services

  • Emergency: 911 (Ambulance, Fire, Police)
  • Poisons Advice: 1.800.222.1222
  • City of San Francisco - Non-Emergency: 311

Legal Services

Accessing Money

Hospitals

Places of Worship

Transportation

Bay Area Transportation

Several services offer transit around the Bay Area.

Housing Options

Housing Options in the Bay Area

Summary of Housing Options (PDF)

Need an Apartment?

Looking for an apartment nearby? Check out the websites of some of these options:

Prefer a Student Dorm?

Although we don’t offer on-campus dorms, there are off-campus dorms available for students all over San Francisco:

Looking for Roommates? 

Finding a roommate can help to offset some of your living expenses. Check the following websites to meet other people interested in sharing a place:

Utilities

Students may need to figure in expenses for the following utilities when renting:

Cable/Internet/Phone Service:

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