HomeSchool of the Art Institute of Chicago
S

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

credit: tr.robinson/license

A-

Rating

Private

Type

3,998

Students

$49,980

Tuition

57%

Acceptance

#316

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Chicago, IL

36 S Wabash, Chicago, IL 60603

School of the Art Institute of Chicago is a small private art school located in Chicago, IL ranked 14th in Illinois. It has a total of 3,175 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 57.04% of applicants. School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers 19 different majors and is best known for its Fine Art, Visual and Performing Arts, and Creative Writing programs (nationally ranked 1st, 22nd, and 46th respectively). With an annual tuition of $49,980 per year, School of the Art Institute of Chicago is extremely high-priced. 62.26% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing college, alumni go on to make around $33,500 per year, which is 19% less than the national median.
Rankings

Rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

See All Rankings

Cost

$50,920
Above Average

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

$50,920

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$69,880

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$53,497

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

57%Acceptance
Average

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

57%

National

69%
Sat

1120 - 1360

62% of students submit

Admissions Yield

17%

ACT

19 - 27

31% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$65

Application Website

https://www.commonapp.org/

Students

3,175Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

25%

In-state

83%

Female

75%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

6%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
80% Fine/Studio Arts, General3% Creative Writing3% Visual and Performing Arts, General14% Others

80% Fine/Studio Arts, General

3% Creative Writing

3% Visual and Performing Arts, General

14% Others

Fine/Studio Arts, General

80%

749 Graduates

Creative Writing

3%

27 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

3%

26 Graduates

Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology

3%

25 Graduates

Art Therapy/Therapist

3%

24 Graduates

Art History, Criticism and Conservation

2%

22 Graduates

Art Teacher Education

2%

17 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts, Other

1%

14 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors11:111:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

11

Number of Library Books

104,202

Academic Spend per Student

$17,585

Full-time Retention Rate

81%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$26,200/Year

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

$26,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$26,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$33,500

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

62%