Tuition & Fees

$49,270

$49,270

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

25%

male

75%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,469
Declined + 2,217
Total Received 5,686
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Private (nonprofit)

2,888

undergraduate students

759

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 1713
ACT 1136

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School Facts

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1866, is a private coeducational institution. Its urban campus is located in Chicago.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,647
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)

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Chicago, IL

Urban campus in Chicago (population: 2,704,958). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
37 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
April 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,469
Declined + 2,217
Total Received 5,686

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Asia Mitchell
Director of Underaduate Admissions
P: 800 232-7242
F: 312 629-6101
admiss@saic.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $48,390
Room $12,300
Board $3,590
Additional fees $880
Books & supplies $1,770
Total $66,930
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Business/Farm Supplement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 312 629-6600
F: 312 629-6601
finaid@saic.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Patrick James
Director of Financial Aid
pjames@saic.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Architecture
Art Education
Art History
Art History/Theory/Criticism
Art Therapy
Art/Technology Studies
Arts Administration
Ceramics
Design for Emerging Technologies
Designed Objects
Fashion
Fiber/Material Studies
Film/Video/New Media
Historic Preservation
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Architecture
Journalism
Painting/Drawing
Performance
Photography
Printmedia
Sculpture
Sound
Studio
Studio Art
Visual Communications
Visual/Critical Studies
Writing
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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art

3,647

total students

20%

in-state

80%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

2,888
students

Female
75%
2,174

Male
25%
714

21%

759
students

Female
72%
547

Male
28%
212

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

2,734
students

Female
76%
2,053

Male
24%
681

6%

154
students

Female
79%
121

Male
21%
33

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Student Break-down

27%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

66

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 59
Countries most often represented China
India
Mexico
South Korea
Taiwan
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Erin Gasim
Assistant Director of Admissions, International Students
egasim@saic.edu

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