The Art Institute of Seattle

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School Overview

The Art Institute of Seattle is one of 31 Art Institute campuses located across the United States. The Art Institute of Seattle is owned and operated by Dream Center Education Holdings (DCEH), a non-profit company that is based in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Art Institute of Seattle, is located in Seattle, Washington. More specifically, it is located in several buildings close to the Elliot Bay waterfront, which is near the Belltown district of Downtown Seattle (close to corporate offices, restaurants, and design studios.). It provides career-oriented degrees and programs in various disciplines but primarily in design, fashion, media arts and culinary arts.

The Art Institute of Seattle offers undergraduate programs at both the associate and bachelor’s levels. Degrees awarded include the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Bachelor of Science (BS) and Associate of Applied Arts (AAA). The institute also offers diploma programs.

Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees are offered in Video Production, Game Art, Graphic Design, Photography, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Animation, and Media Arts. Four-year Bachelor of Science degrees are offered in Audio Production, Culinary Arts Management, Fashion Marketing & Management, Game Programming, Hospitality Food & Beverage Management, Industrial Design, Software Development for Creative Technologies, Visual Effects & Motion Graphics. .

Two-year Associate of Applied Arts degrees are offered in animation art and design, culinary arts, baking and pastry, interior design, photography, industrial design, fashion marketing, fashion design, audio production, graphic design, web design, video production, and interactive media.

The Art Institute of Seattle currently offers three diploma programs: Art of Cooking, Web Design and Development, Web Design and Interactive Communications. Diploma programs are one to two years in duration.

The Art Institute of Seattle is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

The Art Institute of Seattle Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(206) 448-0900
Website:www.artinstitutes.edu/seattle
Type of School:4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:https://www.artinstitutes.edu/request-information?source=WEBAP
Address:2323 Elliott Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1622
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:965
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):28%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:493 (51% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$17,556
Out-of-state Tuition:$17,556
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,787

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

The Art Institute of Seattle Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services12
Personal and Culinary Services221
Visual and Performing Arts178
Grand total31214

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at The Art Institute of Seattle.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at The Art Institute of Seattle 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,556
Out-of-state$17,556
Books and supplies$1,026

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid16694%
Grant or scholarship aid15789%$5,787
Student loan aid11967%$7,059

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,09192%$6,167
Federal student loans71560%$8,018

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for The Art Institute of Seattle. 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 Seattle students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 Seattle Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment965
Undergraduate enrollment965
Graduate enrollment0

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 Seattle Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

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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