|Setting:||Large City Setting|
|Size:||Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
Students interested in turning their creative passion into a career would do well to look into the School of Art Institute in Chicago, Illinois. The school provides a practical, focused education to prepare students to begin their careers.
To expose students to different methods and perspectives of art, the school welcomes many guest speakers and artists throughout the year. In addition, it always offers new exhibits, performances, film screenings and readings.
Students looking to become involved in student life may also join one of the many clubs on campus and participate in events like philosophy discussions, weekly belly dancing and yoga classes, art critiques and much more.
Academics are offered in a wide range of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees. Some of these degrees include Advertising, Game Art and Design, Video Production, Visual Effects and Motion Graphics. All undergraduate students are required to take courses in the liberal arts and art and design history, theory and criticism.
The school also offers certificate programs specializing in the creative arts.
First-year students must submit official high school or GED transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, a letter of recommendation, statement of purpose and portfolio. Students must have scored at least 20 on the ACT and achieved 500 on the SAT Verbal or Critical Reading.
Merit-based scholarships are awarded to students who submit exemplary portfolios. Other forms of financial aid available to eligible students who have completed a FAFSA include grants, loans and work-study programs.
100% of students gave School of the Art Institute of Chicago 5 stars overall.
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School of the Art Institute of Chicago
36 S Wabash
Chicago, IL 60603
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Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.
Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||2,807|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||3,626|
- Latino: 8%
- African American: 4%
- Caucasian: 67%
- American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
- Asian: 15%
- Unknown and Other: 5%
|American Indian or Alaska native||1%|
|Unknown and Other||5%|
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