The Art Institute of Pittsburgh: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - FairSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 920 students enrolled. This school was established in 1921 and is one of the 31 schools located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
16
Fair
At The Art Institute of Pittsburgh you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are Culinary, Graphic Design and Animation, Photography, Computer Science, and Fashion. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
44%
Bad
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 positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is very low at 44% (way below Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is low: 41%. Nearly 10% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is decent: 17:1. Learn more details about 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 a year. The additional fees at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $100; this comes to $17,700 per academic year.

Read the details about The Art Institute of Pittsburgh 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
51%
As reported in recent data, 802 applications were submitted and 408 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll 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) at entry.

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

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (412) 291-6200 or check The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,000
High
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh offers a distance learning option, 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 Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 700 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high - around $8,000 per academic year.

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

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Location and Maps



Post Address: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, 420 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-1328, USA
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