Art Institute of Houston

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Art Insitute of Houston

The Art Institute of Houston is located in Houston, Texas, at 4140 Southwest Freeway and is regionally accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. The Art Institute of Houston represents just one of four locations the school has in Texas (others in Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio).

The Art Institute of Houston is a non-profit school that offers programs in fashion design, culinary and baking arts, and media and website design. The school was founded in 1965 as the Houston School of Commercial Art. The school later became a part of the Art Institutes network of schools in 1978. In 1990 the school moved to Houston, Texas, where it has grown steadily and gained popularity.

The Art Institute of Houston Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (713) 623-2040
Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/houston
Type of School: 4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online: www.artinstitutes.edu/request-information?source=WEBAP
Address: River Oaks Plaza, 4140 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77027-9625
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 947
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 26%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 755 (80% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $17,568
Out-of-state Tuition: $17,568
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,860

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

The Art Institute of Houston Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at The Art Institute of Houston.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 111
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
Personal and Culinary Services 231
Visual and Performing Arts 117
Grand total 5513

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at The Art Institute of Houston and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $17,568
Out-of-state $17,568
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 88 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 86 95% $6,860
Student loan aid 73 80% $7,911

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,000 91% $6,655
Federal student loans 748 68% $8,734

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for The Art Institute of Houston. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled The Art Institute of Houston students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

The Art Institute of Houston Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 947
Undergraduate enrollment 947
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

The Art Institute of Houston Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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