The Art Institute of Colorado: Review & Facts

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The Art Institute of Colorado is a private for-profit school with 1,975 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1952 and is one of the 25 colleges located in Denver, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
The Art Institute of Colorado will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

The Art Institute of Colorado deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and provides 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are Graphic Design and Animation, Computer Science, Culinary, Interior Design, and Photography. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important 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 would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
45%
The Art Institute of Colorado student retention rate is very low at 45% (way below Colorado average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at The Art Institute of Colorado is low - 44%. Approximately 5% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at The Art Institute of Colorado is reasonably decent - 19:1. Learn more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,900
Average tuition charges are fairly high, around $17,600 per academic year. The additional fees at The Art Institute of Colorado beyond tuition are about $300, which totals $17,900 a year.

Read the details about The Art Institute of Colorado 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
70%
According to recent data, 421 applications were submitted and 293 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits 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 Colorado is $50.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at The Art Institute of Colorado and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (303) 837-0825 or check The Art Institute of Colorado Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,700
The Art Institute of Colorado provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The Art Institute of Colorado, 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 Colorado offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 300 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- roughly $8,700 annually.

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

The Art Institute of Colorado Location and Maps



Post Address: The Art Institute of Colorado, 1200 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colorado 80203-2983, USA
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