The Art Institute of Charlotte: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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The Art Institute of Charlotte is a small two-year, private for-profit school with 1,310 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1973 and is one of the 20 schools located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
9
At The Art Institute of Charlotte you can earn your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

The Art Institute of Charlotte follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 9 majors. The most popular concentrations are Graphic Design and Animation, Retailing and Wholesaling, Fashion, Culinary, and Film and Acting. 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 before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
42%
The student retention rate at The Art Institute of Charlotte is very low at 42% (way below North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at The Art Institute of Charlotte is low: 49%. Nearly 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at The Art Institute of Charlotte is reasonably decent, 19:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,400
Average tuition prices are fairly high - $17,100 per academic year. The additional fees at The Art Institute of Charlotte (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $300, which comes to $17,400 a year.

Read the details about The Art Institute of Charlotte 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
94%
As reported in recent government data, 161 applications were submitted and 152 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

This school might accept your 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) earned prior to admission.

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

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to The Art Institute of Charlotte and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (704) 357-8020 or check The Art Institute of Charlotte Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,400
The Art Institute of Charlotte offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The Art Institute of Charlotte, 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
C+
The Art Institute of Charlotte offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is high: approximately $9,400 per academic year.

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

The Art Institute of Charlotte Location and Maps



Post Address: The Art Institute of Charlotte, Three Lakepointe Plaze, 2110 Water Ridge Parkway, Charlotte, North Carolina 28217-4536, USA
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