School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Visual Arts

Tuition & Fees

$53,160

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

26%

male

77%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,656
Declined 2,754
Total Received 6,410
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Private

2,895

undergraduate students

675

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,570
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational

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Urban campus in Chicago (population: 2,705,994). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Chicago
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: O'Hare International

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
36 South Wabash Avenue, Suite 1201
Chicago
60603

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Association/Student Union Galleries
  • Korean Student Association
  • InterVarsity
  • Curatorial Community
  • Good 'Ol Futbol

Top Events

  • Exhibition Openings
  • Holiday Art Sale
  • All School BBQ
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
Application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.48

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,656
Declined 2,754
Total Received 6,410

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Important

extracurricular activities
first generation
racial/ethnic status

Considered

alumni/ae relation
interview
class rank
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 50
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $52,200
Room & board $16,700
Additional fees $960
Books & supplies $1,790
Total $71,650
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Computer Graphics
Creative Writing
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Design and Visual Communications, General
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drawing
Fashion/Apparel Design
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Communications, General
Graphic Design
Illustration
Interior Architecture
Intermedia/Multimedia
Metal and Jewelry Arts
Music, Other
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

3,570

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

2,895
students

Female
77%
2,223

Male
26%
760

19%

675
students

Female
53%
356

Male
34%
231

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

2,804
students

Female
75%
2,099

Male
25%
705

7%

179
students

Female
70%
124

Male
30%
55

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 50%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

33%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
34%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

220

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 15

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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