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About The Art Institutes

The Art Institutes system is made up of more than 30 accredited schools located across the country, 25 of which have non-profit status. These institutes offer a range of diploma, certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree and master's degree programs in the creative and applied arts. Program options include culinary arts, fashion design, advertising, photography and animation; many of these programs are also available online. AI classes are taught by professors with professional experience in the field and incorporate current, industry-specific technologies, tools and techniques.

With over 200,000 collective graduates throughout the system, many graduates have established rewarding careers as designers, media producers, marketing specialists, culinary professionals, digital illustrators and more.

The school also offers a variety of online programs for student seeking a flexible learning experience.

The online programs include the same career-focused education, support services and academic excellence as the traditional ground locations.

Why The Art Institutes?

Current Technology and Equipment

Students train on professional-grade and industry-current technology.

Program Options

Students can choose from a variety of career-focused programs for prospective media arts, fashion, design and culinary professionals, and graduates leave prepared with the knowledge and experience to excel in fast-paced environments

Knowledgeable Faculty

The Arts Institutes systems of schools has more than 4,000 faculty members across all schools and programs.

Student Services

All campuses have a Career Services department with dedicated staff to help students pursue employment in their chosen field.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to The Art Institutes programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Some programs have additional requirements.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. Complete the form to the right to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Find Your Program:

  • Computer Animation (BFA)
  • Computer Animation (MFA)
  • Design Management (BA)
  • Media Arts & Animation (BA)
  • Media Arts & Animation (BFA)
  • Media Arts & Animation (BS)
  • Visual Effects & Motion Graphics (BA)
  • Visual Effects & Motion Graphics (BFA)
  • Visual Effects & Motion Graphics (BS)
  • Art of Cooking (D)
  • Baking & Pastry (AA)
  • Baking & Pastry (AAA)
  • Baking & Pastry (AAS)
  • Baking & Pastry (AS)
  • Baking & Pastry (C)
  • Baking & Pastry (D)
  • Baking & Pastry Arts (AAS)
  • Culinary Arts (AA)
  • Culinary Arts (AAA)
  • Culinary Arts (AAS)
  • Culinary Arts (AS)
  • Culinary Arts (C)
  • Culinary Arts (D)
  • Culinary Arts Management (BS)
  • Culinary Management (BA)
  • Culinary Management (BAS)
  • Culinary Management (BS)
  • Food & Beverage Operations (C)
  • Food & Beverage Management (BA)
  • Food & Beverage Management (BS)
  • Hospitality Food & Beverage Management (BA)
  • Hospitality Food & Beverage Management (BS)
  • Hotel & Restaurant Management (BS)
  • Professional Baking & Pastry (C)
  • Restaurant & Catering Management (AAS)
  • Accessory Design (AA)
  • Fashion & Retail Management (BS)
  • Fashion Design (AA)
  • Fashion Design (AAA)
  • Fashion Design (AAS)
  • Fashion Design (AS)
  • Fashion Design (BA)
  • Fashion Design (BFA)
  • Fashion Design (BS)
  • Fashion Marketing & Management (AAS)
  • Fashion Marketing & Management (BA)
  • Fashion Marketing & Management (BFA)
  • Fashion Marketing & Management (BS)
  • Fashion Marketing (AS)
  • Fashion Marketing (BS)
  • Fashion Merchandising (AA)
  • Fashion Merchandising (AAS)
  • Fashion Merchandising (BA)
  • Fashion Merchandising (BS)
  • Fashion Retailing (C)
  • Fashion Retailing (D)
  • Audio Production (AS)
  • Audio Production (BA)
  • Audio Production (BS)
  • Commercial Photography (D)
  • Digital Cinema & Video Production (BS)
  • Digital Design (D)
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (AA)
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (AAS)
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (AS)
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (BA)
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (BFA)
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (BS)
  • Digital Image Management (C)
  • Digital Image Management (D)
  • Digital Photography (AA)
  • Digital Photography (AAA)
  • Digital Photography (AAS)
  • Digital Photography (AS)
  • Digital Photography (BA)
  • Digital Photography (BFA)
  • Digital Photography (BS)
  • Film (MFA)
  • Photography (AS)
  • Photography (BS)
  • Video Production (AS)
  • Video Skills (D)
  • Game Art & Design (BA)
  • Game Art & Design (BFA)
  • Game Art & Design (BS)
  • Game Programming (BS)
  • Software Development for Creative Technologies (BS)
  • Visual & Game Programming (BA)
  • Visual & Game Programming (BS)
  • Industrial Design (BS)
  • Industrial Design Technology (AAA)
  • Interior Design (AAS)
  • Interior Design (AS)
  • Interior Design (BA)
  • Interior Design (BFA)
  • Interior Design (BS)
  • Interior Design (MFA)
  • Residential Interiors (C)
  • Residential Interiors (D)
  • Residential Planning (D)
  • Advertising (AS)
  • Advertising (BA)
  • Advertising (BFA)
  • Advertising (BS)
  • Advertising Design (BFA)
  • Advertising Design (D)
  • Event Management (C)
  • Hospitality Management (AAS)
  • Hospitality Management (BS)
  • Marketing & Entertainment Management (BS)
  • Design & Media Management (MA)
  • Design & Technical Graphics (BA)
  • Design & Technical Graphics (BS)
  • Drafting Technology & Design (AS)
  • Graphic & Web Design (AA)
  • Graphic & Web Design (AAS)
  • Graphic & Web Design (BA)
  • Graphic & Web Design (BFA)
  • Graphic & Web Design (BS)
  • Graphic & Web Design: Graphic Design (AA)
  • Graphic & Web Design: Graphic Design (BFA)
  • Graphic & Web Design: Web Design (AA)
  • Graphic & Web Design: Web Design (BFA)
  • Graphic Design (AAA)
  • Graphic Design (AAS)
  • Graphic Design (AS)
  • Graphic Design (BFA)
  • Graphic Design (BS)
  • Illustration & Design (BFA)
  • Illustration (BFA)
  • Instructional Technology & Design (BFA)
  • Instructional Technology & Design (BS)
  • Visual Arts (BFA)
  • Visual Arts (MFA)
  • Web Design & Development (D)
  • Web Design & Interactive Communications (C)
  • Web Design & Interactive Communications (D)
  • Web Design & Interactive Media (AAA)
  • Web Design & Interactive Media (AAS)
  • Web Design & Interactive Media (AS)
  • Web Design & Interactive Media (BFA)
  • Web Design & Interactive Media (BS)
  • Web Design (D)
  • Professional Writing for Creative Arts (BFA)
  • Professional Writing for Creative Arts (BS)

Programs may vary by campus.

Online & Campus Based Locations

Online Programs

Campus Based

Find a Campus

  • Arizona Campus
  • California Campuses
    • More info for The Art Institute of California - Hollywood
    • More info for The Art Institute of California - Sacramento
    • More info for The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire
    • More info for The Art Institute of California - San Diego
    • More info for The Art Institute of California - San Francisco
    • More info for The Art Institute of California - Orange County
  • Colorado Campus
  • Florida Campuses
  • Georgia Campus
  • Illinois Campuses
    • More info for The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago
    • More info for The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg
  • Indiana Campus
  • Michigan Campus
  • North Carolina Campuses
  • Nevada Campus
  • Pennsylvania Campuses
  • South Carolina Campus
  • Tennessee Campus
    • More info for The Art Institute of Tennessee - Nashville
  • Texas Campuses
  • Virginia Campuses

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