The Art Institute of Charleston: Review & Facts

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The Art Institute of Charleston is a small two-year, private for-profit school with 630 students enrolled. This college was founded in 2007 and is one of the 10 schools located in Charleston, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
10
Several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and postbaccalaureate certificate are offered at The Art Institute of Charleston.

The Art Institute of Charleston follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 10 majors. The most popular concentrations are Culinary, Graphic Design and Animation, Management, Retailing and Wholesaling, and Fashion. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
43%
The rate of student retention at The Art Institute of Charleston is very low at 43% (way below South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at The Art Institute of Charleston is pretty decent -- 14:1. Learn more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,800
Average tuition costs are fairly high - about $17,500 per year. The additional fees at The Art Institute of Charleston beyond tuition are about $300; this makes it a total of $17,800 annually.

Read the details about The Art Institute of Charleston additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
45%
As reported in recent data, 150 applications were submitted and 67 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at The Art Institute of Charleston is $50.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at The Art Institute of Charleston and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (843) 727-3500 or check The Art Institute of Charleston Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,700
The Art Institute of Charleston offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The Art Institute of Charleston, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
The Art Institute of Charleston provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 300 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high: about $8,700 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, The Art Institute of Charleston appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

The Art Institute of Charleston Location and Maps



Post Address: The Art Institute of Charleston, 24 N. Market St, Charleston, South Carolina 29401, USA
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