The Art Institute of Philadelphia: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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The Art Institute of Philadelphia is a small four-year, private for-profit school with 1,540 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1966 and is one of the 44 schools and colleges located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
Fair
The Art Institute of Philadelphia will give you the opportunity to get a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

The Art Institute of Philadelphia deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are Culinary, Fashion, Retailing and Wholesaling, Graphic Design and Animation, and Film and Acting. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
53%
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. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at The Art Institute of Philadelphia is low at 53% (way below Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at The Art Institute of Philadelphia is low - 32%. About 7% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at The Art Institute of Philadelphia is decent - 16:1. Read more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,000
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high, about $17,900 per year. The additional fees at The Art Institute of Philadelphia not covered by tuition are nearly $100; which comes to $18,000 a year.

Read the details about The Art Institute of Philadelphia 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
47%
According to government data, 1,235 applications were submitted and 575 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting 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) for admission.

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

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to The Art Institute of Philadelphia and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (215) 567-7080 or check The Art Institute of Philadelphia Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,700
High
The Art Institute of Philadelphia provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The Art Institute of Philadelphia, 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 Philadelphia offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 300 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high: about $8,700 annually.

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

The Art Institute of Philadelphia Location and Maps



Post Address: The Art Institute of Philadelphia, 1622 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-5198, USA
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