The Art Institutes is a For-Profit system with more than 40 educational institutions scattered all over North America. Program offerings and majors offered in Arts Insititure Schools include Advertising, Animation and Special Effects, Audio, Video or Film Production, Culinary Arts, Fashion Design, Fashion Management, Game Design and Programming, Graphic Design, Industrial design, Interior Design, Photography, and Web Design and Interactive Media.
The Art Institute of Atlanta is part of the Arts Institute system. The Art Institute of Atlanta has 5 campuses: the main campus located in Atlanta Georgia, its satellite campus located in Decatur, and its three branch campuses located in Charleston, South Carolina, Nashville, Tenessee, and Washington, Virginia.
The Art Institute of Atlanta main campus is located in Atlanta, Georgia. It has about 3,500 students with half the number of students being adult students. Because of this evening and weekend classes are offered. The student to faculty ratio at the college is 24:1.
The Art Institute of Atlanta offers degree programs as well as diploma and certificate programs in the above mentioned fields. There are cuurently no online programs nor online classes available at the college.
Admissions at the Art Institute of Atlanta is selective. Admission requirements is as follows:
- Personal interview
- Application form with essay
- High school transcript or GED test scores
- Official report of COMPASS, SAT, ACT or ASSET test scores
- Non-refundable application fee - $50
- Non-refundable tuition deposit - $100
Average tuition for full-time undergrads at college is $18,000. Housing is available although room and board expenses are separate since students need to cook for themselves or eat out. Housing expenses for 2009-2010 ranges from $9984 to $13,731 per academic year.