School of the Art Institute of Chicago

country rank  414
world rank  1094

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University Overview

Founded in 1866, School of the Art Institute of Chicago is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Chicago (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 152 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SAIC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SAIC
Founded 1866
Colours Teal and gold

University Location

Address 37 S Wabash Avenue
Chicago (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
60603 Illinois
United States
T +1 (312) 629 6100
F +1 (312) 629 6101

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 37 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago 60603
+1 (312) 629 6100
800 232 7242

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1944


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)
  • American Art Therapy Association (AATA), Education Program Approval Board

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018