The Art Institute of Charleston: Review & Facts

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The Art Institute of Charleston is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 490 students enrolled. This college was founded in 2007 and is one of the 8 schools located in Charleston, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
10
Fair
1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are offered at The Art Institute of Charleston.

The Art Institute of Charleston follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 10 majors. The most popular concentrations are Culinary, Graphic Design and Animation, Management, Film and Acting, and Interior Design. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
60%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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 typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at The Art Institute of Charleston is relatively low at 60% (below South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at The Art Institute of Charleston is low: 33%.

Student to faculty ratio at The Art Institute of Charleston is reasonably decent -- 20:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,600
High
Average tuition cost is fairly high - $17,500 per year. The additional fees at The Art Institute of Charleston (not included in tuition costs) are about $100; which comes to $17,600 per academic year.

Read the details about The Art Institute of Charleston 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
45%
According to recent data, 150 applications were submitted and 67 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The school 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 Charleston is $50.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at The Art Institute of Charleston and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (843) 727-3500 or check The Art Institute of Charleston Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Medium
The Art Institute of Charleston provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The Art Institute of Charleston, 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
The Art Institute of Charleston offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 200 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $5,900 per academic year.

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

The Art Institute of Charleston Location and Maps



Post Address: The Art Institute of Charleston, 24 N. Market St, Charleston, South Carolina 29401, USA
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