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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. 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
    • for The Art Institute of Phoenix
  • California Campuses
    • for The Art Institute of California - Hollywood
    • for The Art Institute of California - Sacramento
    • for The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire
    • for The Art Institute of California - San Diego
    • for The Art Institute of California - San Francisco
    • for The Art Institute of California - Orange County
  • Colorado Campus
    • for The Art Institute of Colorado
  • Florida Campuses
    • for The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
    • for Miami International University of Art & Design
    • for The Art Institute of Tampa
  • Georgia Campus
    • for The Art Institute of Atlanta
  • Illinois Campuses
    • for The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago
    • for The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg
  • Indiana Campus
    • for The Art Institute of Indianapolis
  • Michigan Campus
    • for The Art Institute of Michigan
  • North Carolina Campuses
    • for The Art Institute of Charlotte
    • for The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham
  • Nevada Campus
    • for The Art Institute of Las Vegas
  • Pennsylvania Campuses
    • for The Art Institute of Philadelphia
    • for The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
  • South Carolina Campus
    • for The Art Institute of Charleston
  • Tennessee Campus
    • for The Art Institute of Tennessee - Nashville
  • Texas Campuses
    • for The Art Institute of Austin
    • for The Art Institute of Dallas
    • for The Art Institute of Houston
    • for The Art Institute of San Antonio
  • Virginia Campuses
    • for The Art Institute of Washington
    • for The Art Institute of Virginia Beach