The Art Institute of California-San Diego

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The Art Institute of California San Diego is a member school of more than 40 Art Institute educational institutions owned and operated by Education Managemant Corporation (EDMC) a for-profit organization. The Art Institute offers an extensive selection of career-oriented design, culinary arts and media arts associate and bachelor’s degree programs with specializations in Advertising, Culinary Arts, Graphic Design, Game Art & Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing & Management, Media Arts & Animation, and Web Design & Interactive Media.

The Art Institute of California San Diego campus is located n San Diego, California and situated at the center of San Diego’s Mission Valley. Campus amenities include computer labs for design students, several professional skills kitchens for culinary arts students, a library resource center, student lounge, student gallery, administration and faculty offices and an art supply store. The school also operates an on-campus restaurant (The Pallete) which is open to the public and serves as a dining lab for senior level culinary students.

General Information

7650 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108-4423

General Phone:(866) 275-2422
Website URL:www.artinstitutes.edu/sandiego/
Type of Institution:Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards Offered:AA/AS degrees
BA/BS degrees
Campus setting:City: Large
On-campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,053 (3,053 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:24 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $23,658 $24,736 $24,144 $18,748 -22.35%
Books and Supplies $1,386 $1,566 $1,638 $1,620 -1.10%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,526 $7,704 $8,691 $8,952 +3.00%
Other $2,934 $2,970 $3,060 $2,979 -2.65%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $9,288 $10,152 $10,191 $10,980 +7.74%
Other $3,618 $3,870 $3,986 $3,897 -2.23%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $35,504 $36,976 $37,533 $32,299 -13.95%
In-state Off Campus $37,950 $40,324 $39,959 $35,245 -11.80%
In-state with Family $25,044 $26,302 $25,782 $20,368 -21.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 176 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 128 67% $775,949 $6,062
• Federal grants 92 48% $429,985 $4,674
• Pell grants 92 48% $337,445 $3,668
• Other federal grants 49 26% $92,540 $1,889
Local and state government scholarships or grants 30 16% $172,540 $5,751
Institutional scholarships or grants 79 42% $173,424 $2,195
Student loan financial aid 168 88% $2,470,454 $14,705
• Federal student loans 167 88% $1,263,378 $7,565
• Other student loans 67 35% $1,207,076 $18,016

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 249 2 19
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 22 3
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations 22 3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 17
Advertising 17
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 2
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 94 3
Computer Graphics 78
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 16 3
Visual and Performing Arts 116 13
Fashion/apparel Design 28 6
Graphic Design 54 7
Interior Design 34
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

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