School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Admission & Tests

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago LogoHere is a quick review of School of the Art Institute of Chicago general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
School of the Art Institute of Chicago admission criteria are rather easy; in 2013-14 this college accepted 78 percent of those who apply.

This college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

SAIC typically will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$65
SAIC requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at School of the Art Institute of Chicago is $65.00. The graduate application fee is $80.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Ability Test is usual step of the application procedure. 51 percent of applicants at School of the Art Institute of Chicago took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 490 to 650 on Critical Reading and from 480 to 640 on Math. Thus, if you have above 610 in SAT Critical Reading and 600 in SAT Math, this gives good chances to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
450
570
610

SAT Math
450
560
600

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is a typical component of the application at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 40 percent of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 20 to 28 on Composite, from 20 to 29 on English, from 18 to 27 on Math, and from 6 to 9 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you have got above 26 in ACT Composite, 27 in ACT English, 25 in ACT Math, and 8 in ACT Writing, this should get you admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
18
24
26

ACT English
18
25
27

ACT Math
17
23
25

ACT Writing
6
8
8

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(312)
629-6100
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at School of the Art Institute of Chicago, please contact this college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (312) 629-6100 or check School of the Art Institute of Chicago Website

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