School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

Chicago, IL

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Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Creative Writing
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine/Studio Arts
Interior Architecture
Product and Industrial Design
Visual and Performing Arts


Major Bachelors Masters
Fashion/Apparel Design

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Design and Applied Arts
Other Journalism


Major Bachelors Masters
Art Teacher Education

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Art Therapy/Therapist

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Historic Preservation and Conservation

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SAIC Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

100% of students gave School of the Art Institute of Chicago 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Academics Rating

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SAIC Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 79%
Carnegie Class Schools of art, music, and design
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in August.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Internships
  • Distance Learning
  • Certificate Programs

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art

Class Sizes at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 83%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 1%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 16%
  • 100+ Students: 0%
Fewer than 20 Students 83%
50 - 100 Students 1%
20 - 49 Students 16%
100+ Students 0%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 81
  • Asian: 6
  • Latino: 5
  • African American: 5
  • Unknown and Other: 3
Caucasian 81
Asian 6
Latino 5
African American 5
Unknown and Other 3

Faculty at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Total Faculty 647
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 9
Full-Time Professors 492
Male Faculty 342
Part-Time Professors 504
Women Faculty 305

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