American Academy of Art: Review & Facts

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American Academy of Art is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 320 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1923 and is one of the 74 colleges located in Chicago, Illinois.

Academic Offerings

Bachelor's degree is available at American Academy of Art.

American Academy of Art deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 7 majors. The most popular concentrations are Graphic Design and Animation, Art, and Photography. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.

Student Retention
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 typically a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at American Academy of Art is fair at 72% (close to Illinois average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
The graduation rate at American Academy of Art is low: 45%. Nearly 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at American Academy of Art is good: 10:1. Learn more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition charges are extremely high - $30,800 per academic year. The additional fees at American Academy of Art not covered by tuition are roughly $500; this makes it a total of $31,300 a year.

Read the details about American Academy of Art additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

According to recent data, 263 applications were submitted and 243 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
The undergraduate application fee at American Academy of Art is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to American Academy of Art and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (312) 461-0600 or check American Academy of Art Website.

Opportunities and Services

American Academy of Art offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at American Academy of Art, 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.

Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at American Academy of Art.

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

American Academy of Art Location and Maps

Post Address: American Academy of Art, 332 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60604-4302, USA
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