Emeryville, CA

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

About the Campus

SAE Expression College Students: Due to the evolving COVID-19 Pandemic, all on-campus classes are temporarily being held online until further notice. Follow all recent updates here. 

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. Because of its rich cultural background, Emeryville is the perfect place to study entertainment business, take sound engineering courses, or enroll in a digital filmmaking school. SAE Expression College is located just off Interstate 80, which is easily accessible from San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, and surrounding cities.

SAE Expression College 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 Audio, Digital Film, Game Development, and Entertainment Business.

Programs & Tuition

Programs Offered

The following Entertainment Business, Animation & Visual Effects*, Game Development, Digital Film, and Audio programs are offered at SAE Expression College.

Bachelor of Applied Science in Audio

Tuition: $84,000.00
Technology Package: $1,280.00
Technology Fee: $1,798.00
Administrative Fee: $200.00

Total:

$87,278.00

Gainful Employment Disclosure

 

Associate of Applied Science in Audio

Tuition: $38,000.00
Technology Package: $1,399.00
Technology Fee: $899.00
Administrative Fee: $200.00

Total:

$40,498.00

Gainful Employment Disclosure

 

Diploma in Audio

Tuition: $25,000.36
Technology Package: $1,399.00
Technology Fee: $674.25
Administrative Fee: $200.00

Total:

$27,273.61

Gainful Employment Disclosure

 

Associate of Applied Science in Digital Film

Tuition: $38,000.00
Technology Package: $1,280.00
Technology Fee: $899.00
Administrative Fee: $200.00

Total:

$40,379.00

Gainful Employment Disclosure


Bachelor of Applied Science in Digital Film

Tuition: $84,000.00
Technology Package: $1,280.00
Technology Fee: $1,798.00
Administrative Fee: $200.00

Total:

$87,278.00

Gainful Employment Disclosure

 

Bachelor of Applied Science in Game Development

Tuition: $84,000.00
Technology Package: $1,280.00
Technology Fee: $1,798.00
Administrative Fee: $200.00

Total:

$87,278.00

Gainful Employment Disclosure

 

Associate of Applied Science in Entertainment Business

Tuition: $38,000.00
Technology Package: $1,280.00
Technology Fee: $899.00
Administrative Fee: $200.00

Total:

$40,379.00

Gainful Employment Disclosure

 

Diploma in Entertainment Business

Tuition: $25,000.36
Technology Package: $1,280.00
Technology Fee: $674.25
Administrative Fee: $200.00

Total:

$27,273.61

Gainful Employment Disclosure

 

Bachelor of Applied Science in Animation & Visual Effects* Digital Filmmaking*, Game Art & Design*, Graphic Design & Motion*, Interactive Audio*, Sound Arts*

Tuition: $82,687.50
Package: $620.00
Technology Fee: $3,398.00

Total:

$86,705.50

 Gainful Employment Disclosures

*Note: The Animation & Visual Effects, Digital Filmmaking, Game Art & Design, Graphic Design & Motion, Interactive Audio, and Sound Arts programs are no longer enrolling new students. Please see the Digital Film Program, Game Development Program and Audio Program to learn more about those active programs.

 

 

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

If you are looking for a music engineering school, SAE Expression College’ couldn’t be in a better spot with even better transportation. There are several services that offer transit around the Bay Area. Click the links below to learn more about each transportation service.

Several services offer transit around the Bay Area.

Housing Options

Housing Options in the Bay Area

Here at SAE Expression College, we want you to have an ideal housing situation that you feel comfortable in. Although SAE Expression College does not provide on-campus housing, we provided this Student Housing Guide and other housing information as a courtesy to students for reference only.  SAE Institute has no affiliation with any landlord or property owner. SAE Expression College does not investigate, endorse or guarantee information provided by third parties.

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:

Need extra help?

Check out these helpful websites for more info:

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