School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

Chicago, IL

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline June 1
Priority Application Due January 2
College Will Notify October 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 652 2,352 3,004
Accepted 590 1,762 2,352
Acceptance Rate 90% 75% 78%
Enrolled 150 417 567

SAIC Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.


ACT Scores

(40% of Students Admitted to School of the Art Institute of Chicago Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 21 to 28
  • Math 19 to 26
  • Composite 21 to 27
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 28 26 27
Bottom 25th Percentile 21 19 21

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($65)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA     Not Considered
High School Rank     Important
High School Transcript   Considered
Recommendations   Very Important
Essay     Very Important
Extracurricular Activities     Important
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Important
Interview     Important
Competencies   Very Important
TOEFL   Very Important

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 2,807 (89%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 315 (10%)

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($65)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview   Important
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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