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School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL
University Website: www.saic.edu
Apply Online: www.saic.edu/redirects/applynow_ug.html
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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is one of America's largest accredited independent schools of art and design, located in the Loop in Chicago, Illinois. It is associated with the museum of the same name, and "The Art Institute of Chicago" or "Chicago Art Institute" often refers to either entity. Providing degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels, SAIC has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top two graduate art programs in the nation, as well as by Columbia University's National Arts Journalism survey as the most influential art school in the United States.

SAIC has been accredited since 1936 by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design since 1944 (charter member), and by the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) since its founding in 1991. Additionally it is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board.

Its downtown Chicago campus consists of seven buildings located in the immediate vicinity of the AIC building. SAIC is in an equal partnership with the AIC and share many administrative resources such as design, construction, and human resources.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $36,930.00 avg tuition

36 S Wabash
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 629-6100

Apply online Admissions:
www.saic.edu/admissions/ug_admiss
Financial Aid:
www.saic.edu/life/financial/finan..

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Illinois

Name Amount Deadline
American Art Therapy Association Anniversary Scholarship Varies Varies
Myra Levick Scholarship Varies Varies
Rawley Silver Award For Excellence $100 Varies
Cay Drachnik Minorities Fund Varies Varies
Pearlie Roberson Award Varies Varies
Presidential Scholarship - SAIC 50% of tuition Varies
Presidential Scholarship - SAIC 50% of tuition Varies
Recognition Scholarship - SAIC 30% of tuition Varies
Recognition Scholarship - SAIC 30% of tuition Varies
Incentive Scholarship - SAIC 20% of tuition Varies
Incentive Scholarship - SAIC 20% of tuition Varies
C-Cap Scholarship - Art Institutes Varies Varies
ProStart Scholarship - Art Institutes $2,000 Varies
The Art Institutes Scholarship Competition Varies Varies
DECA Scholarship Up to $7,500 Varies