American Academy of Art

Chicago, IL, USA

The American Academy of Art is a small, private, 4-year institution established in Chicago, Illinois. The Academy offers nine bachelor’s degree programs: Illustration and Digital Illustration, Life Drawing, Oil or Watercolor Painting, Graphic Design, Multimedia Design, 3-D Modeling & Animation, Art Direction, and Photography. First-year students at The Academy enroll in a core curriculum called Foundation Studies, which prepares students with the fundamentals of professional artistry. The college also offers a Humanities and Sciences core curriculum, which features interdisciplinary learning, academic research opportunities, and collaborative projects.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
59%
Out of State Students
18%

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
297
Total Number of Undergrads
297
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
0
100
47%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
51%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$31,070
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$33,220
Out-of-State Tuition
$33,220
Students Receiving Financial Aid
58%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,555
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Size of Town
City: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$33,100
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