School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Review & Facts

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,595 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1866 and is one of the 74 schools and colleges located in Chicago, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
12
Fair
At School of the Art Institute of Chicago you can earn your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

SAIC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are Art, Architecture, English and Literature, Interior Design, and Fashion. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
82%
Good
It is important 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 usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at School of the Art Institute of Chicago is high at 82% (well above Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at School of the Art Institute of Chicago is average: 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at School of the Art Institute of Chicago is good: 9:1. Learn more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$44,100
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high - $43,200 per academic year. The additional fees at School of the Art Institute of Chicago (not included in tuition costs) are around $900; which makes it a total of $44,100 a year.

Read the details about School of the Art Institute of Chicago 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



Acceptance
Rate
66%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 4,210 applications were submitted and 2,799 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at SAIC in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$11,300
High
School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SAIC, 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
D-
Unsafe
School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is high -- approximately $11,300 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, School of the Art Institute of Chicago seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Location and Maps



Post Address: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 36 S Wabash, Chicago, Illinois 60603, USA
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