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School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

SAIC Address

General info:(312) 899-5100
Financial aid office:(312) 899-5106
Admissions office:(800) 232-7242
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Tuition + SAIC Housing


UGrad Application Fee: $65
Grad Application Fee: $80

Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:796
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 2,799
# of Grad students: 800
# of Part time: 1
Total Students: 3,599




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

69% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $2,650

10% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $3,107

86% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $3,838

54% receive student loans and the average amount is $6,270
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Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Schools of art, music, and design
Schools of art, music, and design

Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Required
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %

73% men vs 78% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 715
Number of Women Applicants: 1,979
Number of Men Admitted: 521
Number of Women Admitted: 1,542

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors  Hide Majors

• Art History Criticism and Conservation
• Art Teacher Education
• Art Therapy/Therapist
• Creative Writing
• Creative Writing Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Design and Applied Arts Other
• Fashion/Apparel Design
• Fashion/Apparel Design Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Fine and Studio Arts Management
• Fine/Studio Arts General
• Fine/Studio Arts General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Historic Preservation and Conservation
• Industrial and Product Design
• Interior Architecture
• Journalism Other
• Visual and Performing Arts General
• Architecture

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