The Art Institute of Austin

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The Art Institute of Austin is part of the Art Institutes System, which has over 40 for-profit educational institutions across North America. The Art Institutes system is a smaller part of the Education Management Corporation (which is presently headquartered in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.) It provides education in media arts, design, fashion, and culinary arts.

The Art Institute of Austin was established in 2008 as a branch of the Art Institute of Houston. It is currently accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

General Information

101 W. Louis Henna Blvd, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78728

Phone Number:(512) 691-1707
Web Address:www.artinstitutes.edu/austin
Type of Institution:Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards Offered:AA/AS degrees
BA/BS degrees
Campus setting:City: Small
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:784 (784 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:15 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $21,576 $22,440 $23,052 $17,568 -23.79%
Books and Supplies $3,174 $3,174 $1,275 $1,500 +17.65%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $8,700 $8,274 $5,850 $6,000 +2.56%
Other $5,100 $5,475 $5,889 $9,390 +59.45%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $8,700 $8,274 $8,469 $8,670 +2.37%
Other $5,100 $5,475 $5,889 $9,390 +59.45%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $38,550 $39,363 $36,066 $34,458 -4.46%
In-state Off Campus $38,550 $39,363 $38,685 $37,128 -4.02%
In-state with Family $24,750 $25,614 $24,327 $19,068 -21.62%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 68 82%
Grant or scholarship aid 42 51% $189,072 $4,502
• Federal grants 29 35% $118,361 $4,081
• Pell grants 29 35% $97,143 $3,350
• Other federal grants 21 25% $21,218 $1,010
Local and state government scholarships or grants 2 2% $9,900 $4,950
Institutional scholarships or grants 21 25% $60,811 $2,896
Student loan financial aid 64 77% $661,056 $10,329
• Federal student loans 64 77% $456,457 $7,132
• Other student loans 18 22% $204,599 $11,367

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 1 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations 1
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Recording Arts Technology/technician
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 1
Engineering Technology, General
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician
Personal and Culinary Services
Culinary Arts/chef Training
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/manager
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Cinematography and Film/video Production
Commercial Photography
Graphic Design 3
Interior Design
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

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