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School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL
University Website: www.saic.edu
Apply Online: www.saic.edu/redirects/applynow_ug.html
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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is one of America's largest accredited independent schools of art and design, located in the Loop in Chicago, Illinois. It is associated with the museum of the same name, and "The Art Institute of Chicago" or "Chicago Art Institute" often refers to either entity. Providing degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels, SAIC has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top two graduate art programs in the nation, as well as by Columbia University's National Arts Journalism survey as the most influential art school in the United States.

SAIC has been accredited since 1936 by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design since 1944 (charter member), and by the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) since its founding in 1991. Additionally it is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board.

Its downtown Chicago campus consists of seven buildings located in the immediate vicinity of the AIC building. SAIC is in an equal partnership with the AIC and share many administrative resources such as design, construction, and human resources.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $36,930.00 avg tuition

36 S Wabash
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 629-6100

Apply online Admissions:
www.saic.edu/admissions/ug_admiss
Financial Aid:
www.saic.edu/life/financial/finan..

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Statistics:
Applied 2,694
Admitted 2,063 77%
Enrolled total 455
Full Time: 454
Part Time 1
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 510 630
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 510 620
ACT Composite 22 27
ACT English 22 29
ACT Math 19 26
ACT Writing 7 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 78%
4-year graduation rate 50%
6-year graduation rate 63%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $36,930.00 $36,930.00 $36,930.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $630.00 $630.00 $630.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,231.00 $1,231.00 $1,231.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $39,030.00 $39,030.00 $39,030.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $630.00 $630.00 $630.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,301.00 $1,301.00 $1,301.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $13,800.00 $8,920.00 $2,800.00
Other Expenses $2,800.00 $2,800.00 $2,800.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $65.00
Graduate Application Fee $80.00
Books and Supplies $2,740.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $11,416.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 54%
Avg amount of student loan aid $8,111.00

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X
Interior Architecture X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism, Other X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Art Therapy/Therapist X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Historic Preservation and Conservation X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Design and Applied Arts, Other X X
Fashion/Apparel Design X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Industrial and Product Design X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X X

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program $2,500 February 15, 2017

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