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Art Institute of Pittsburgh is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1921. It has an urban setting. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $23,376 (2011-12).
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Welcome to The Art Institute of Pittsburgh!
I hope you will enjoy reviewing the programs of study offered at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. As you browse the courses you'll take and prepare to invest in your future, remember that for every acclaimed career success there was a very beginning. We're here to help you get there.
Without question... the most valuable part of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh's history is the people who make up this creative, exciting, nurturing community. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is a place where creative minds come together to learn new ways to develop personal talent, energy and skill in a whole new world of opportunity. In fact, more than 3000 students come together on campus from many states and many nations, rural towns and urban centers. Our online community consists of nearly 10,000 more students all over the world. Students converge at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh with goals just as diverse as the places from which they've come, but with one common idea... to begin a path toward a creative career.
You'll meet faculty and alumni who have worked to define the industries they serve. At The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, you are surrounded by people who know exactly why you're here and work each day to help you prepare for your future.
Our staff of financial aid officers, career advisors, and counselors is committed to providing you with individualized service. Confidential counseling is available when academic or personal problems create roadblocks to success. You'll be encouraged to join one of many school organizations or student professional chapters, gain experience while in school, and try to attain freelance opportunities and participate in community service projects supported or co-sponsored by The Art Institute. A team of experienced career advisors works closely with graduating students to assist in an aggressive plan designed to help each student define and meet their individual career goals.
Explore the academic programs and career possibilities available with a degree from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Browse our catalog to learn about our bachelor's, associate's or diploma programs, our personality and our creative culture. When you visit, we think you'll find a place with distinct character and limitless possibilities -- all about people just like you.
I look forward to personally welcoming you on your Orientation Day. I wish you the very best as you begin to invest in your future as a student at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. I ask you to work hard, make discoveries, enjoy yourself and take advantage of the opportunities that surround you. If you keep your goals in sight, I'll meet you on a stage one day soon to confer your degree or diploma, shake your hand and proudly acknowledge you as a graduate of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
George L. Pry
(For more information, please view our catalog online at http://www.artinstitutes.edu/pittsburgh/Admissions/catalog.aspx !)
When applying to Art Institute of Pittsburgh, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Art Institute of Pittsburgh is $50.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 60.0 percent.
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Campus Info & Services
Art Institute of Pittsburgh offers a number of student services including placement service. Art Institute of Pittsburgh also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
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Paying for School
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
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* Overview details based on 2011 data