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School of the Art Institute of Chicago

School Profile

  • School of the Art Institute of ChicagoPrivate Four-year College of Art in Chicago, IL
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 2,442
First-year Undergraduate Students: 449
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 2,359
Graduate Students: 631

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Animation/Special Effects
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Art and technology studies
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Art Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Arts - General
  • Bachelor of Ceramics
  • Bachelor of Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Design/Visual Communications
  • Bachelor of Designed objects
  • Bachelor of Desktop Publishing
  • Bachelor of Digital art
  • Bachelor of Digital Communications/Multimedia
  • Bachelor of Drawing
  • Bachelor of Fashion Design
  • Bachelor of Fiber/Textile/Weaving Arts
  • Bachelor of Film Production/Cinematography
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Graphic Communications
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Interior Architecture
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Multimedia
  • Bachelor of Painting
  • Bachelor of Photographic/Film Technology
  • Bachelor of Photography
  • Bachelor of Printmaking
  • Bachelor of Recording Arts Technology
  • Bachelor of Sculpture
  • Bachelor of Sound
  • Bachelor of Visual and critical studies

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $34,600
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $34,600

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • ACT: Considered but not Required
  • SAT Reasoning Test: Considered but not Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 79


Member: N/A
Team name: N/A


  • Ranked #3 Fine Arts
  • Ranked #9 Ceramics
  • Ranked #2 Fiber Arts
  • Ranked #11 Graphic Design
  • Ranked #3 Multimedia / Visual Communications
  • Ranked #2 Painting / Drawing
  • Ranked #2 Photography
  • Ranked #9 Printmaking
  • Ranked #4 Sculpture

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Admissions Address

36 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 629-6100
(800) 232-7242
Fax: (312) 629-6101
Contact: Scott Ramon
Director, Undergraduate Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity N/A
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 79%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 79%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 3,307
Female applicants 2,356
Male applicants 951
Applicants accepted 2,602
Female applicants accepted 1,867
Male applicants accepted 735
Freshman enrollment 477
Female freshman enrollment 366
Male freshman enrollment 111
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 51%
SAT Critical Reading average score N/A
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 530-630
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown N/A
SAT Math average score N/A
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 500-610
SAT Math score breakdown N/A
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 41%
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 21-26
ACT Composite score breakdown N/A
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 22-27
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 19-26
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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