American Academy of Art, Chicago (AAART)

Chicago, IL

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American Academy of Art, Chicago

American Academy of Art, Chicago

American Academy of Art, Chicago Student Essentials

American Academy of Art, Chicago Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private/For Profit
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.aaart.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $ 27,770
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 27,770
Retention Rate: 78%
Enrollment: 496
Year Established: 1923

About AAART

Located in the heart of Chicago, the American Academy of Art offers the beauty and resources of the Windy City with a unique approach to art education. Unlike some similar institutions, the American Academy of Art is a professionally minded school. Its focus is not just on your education, but also on beginning your career as an artist. The school offers career services to all of its students, which make every effort to place you in a job after graduation.

The American Academy of Art academics consist of a liberal arts foundation and extensive studio training. The Academy currently offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in a wide variety of subjects, including:

* Illustration (optional Digital Illustration specialization)
* Design
* Multimedia/Web Design
* 3-D Modeling and Animation
* Painting (Oil and Water Color specializations)
* Photography

The Academy also participates in a number of financial aid programs, such as Pell grants, SEOG grants, and Stafford loans.

There are also a limited number of merit scholarships available to those who qualify. For example, the Senior Scholarship Competition awards eight scholarships each year. The award covers full tuition for a half semester, a full semester, or two semesters, depending on where you place in the competition.

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AAART Map & Location

American Academy of Art, Chicago
332 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60604


Getting Around AAART

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Chicago, IL

Winter
Dec
35
23
Jan
31
18
Feb
36
22
Spring
Mar
47
31
Apr
59
42
May
70
52
Summer
Jun
80
62
Jul
84
68
Aug
82
66
Fall
Sep
75
58
Oct
63
46
Nov
49
35

AAART Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 496
Freshman Class 114
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 496

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 24%
  • African American: 12%
  • Caucasian: 57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 4%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 24%
African American 12%
Caucasian 57%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 71%
Part-Time 29%
Women 60%
Men 40%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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