The Art Institute of Houston: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - FairSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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The Art Institute of Houston is a small four-year, private for-profit school with 1,645 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1978 and is one of the 68 schools and colleges located in Houston, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
19
Fair
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 19 majors. The most popular concentrations are Culinary, Graphic Design and Animation, Fashion, Interior Design, and Retailing and Wholesaling. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
55%
Bad
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.

The student retention rate at The Art Institute of Houston is low at 55% (way below Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at The Art Institute of Houston is low: 37%. 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: 18:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,700
High
Average tuition pricing is fairly high, around $17,600 per year. The additional fees at The Art Institute of Houston beyond tuition are roughly $100; which comes to $17,700 per academic year.

Read the details about The Art Institute of Houston 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
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
$8,700
High
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
C-
Unsafe
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 a bit high -- nearly $8,700 a year.

Based on the college crime data, The Art Institute of Houston seems to be a relatively 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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