The Art Institute of Houston: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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The Art Institute of Houston is a private for-profit school with 2,460 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1978 and is one of the 71 schools and colleges located in Houston, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
13
1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are available at The Art Institute of Houston.

The Art Institute of Houston deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 13 majors. The most popular concentrations are Culinary, Graphic Design and Animation, Computer Science, Interior Design, and Retailing and Wholesaling. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
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 typically a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
46%
The student retention rate at The Art Institute of Houston is very low at 46% (way below Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at The Art Institute of Houston is low: 33%. Roughly 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at The Art Institute of Houston is reasonably decent: 21:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,900
Average tuition pricing is fairly high, around $17,600 per year. The additional fees at The Art Institute of Houston beyond tuition are roughly $300; which comes to $17,900 per academic year.

Read the details about The Art Institute of Houston 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
54%
According to government data, 635 applications were submitted and 344 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

The Art Institute of Houston might accept 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) earned prior to admission.

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

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at The Art Institute of Houston and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (713) 623-2040 or check The Art Institute of Houston Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$10,100
The Art Institute of Houston 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 Houston, 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
A-
The Art Institute of Houston provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 200 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high -- nearly $10,100 a year.

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

The Art Institute of Houston Location and Maps



Post Address: The Art Institute of Houston, River Oaks Plaza, 4140 Southwest Freeway, Houston, Texas 77027-9625, USA
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