South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas

8080 Park Lane Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75231
Tel: (214)692-8080
1,428 students
Private for-profit
The Art Institute of Dallas is a private college for creative professional studies based upon focused and balanced curricula. Our college prepares students for careers in design, media arts and culinary arts by providing an intensive educational environment and by responding to changing technology in order to meet the opportunities of a global economy.
School Highlights:
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas serves 1,428 students (69% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas is one of 20 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
The nearest community college is Everest College-Dallas (2.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 64 staff
60 staff
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,428 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,428 students
1,266 students
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
21:1
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
992 students
810 students
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 436 students
1,017 students
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas sch enrollment South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 981 students 780 students
# Graduate Students 11 students 23 students
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas sch graduate South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
26%
7%
% Black
8%
12%
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Black (2006-2013)
% White
17%
57%
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
% Unknown races
47%
3%
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Unknown (2006-2013)
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas sch ethnicity South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.60 0.53
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,668 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,668 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,668 $5,740
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,668 $10,260
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 188 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The Art Institute of Dallas is a design, media arts and culinary arts post-secondary school offering bachelor's and associate's degrees in Culinary Arts, Graphic Design, Advertising, Interior Design, Digital Media Production, Video Production, Fashion Design, Interactive Media Design and Media Arts & Animation. The school is one of over 40 Art Institutes located in major cities throughout North America. The school was designed with the creative student in mind. Spacious classrooms and equipped studios, professional skills kitchens and both Mac and PC computer labs offer a productive working atmosphere to explore and render creativity. The school also includes a library resource center, student gallery, student deli, an art supply store, staff and faculty offices and other amenities. Also on campus is the Chef's Gallery, a restaurant open to the public that's operated by senior level culinary students and overseen by professional chef faculty. The Art Institute of Dallas helps prepare its students for the competitive marketplace by teaching real-world, professional skills and directs students' portfolio development and professional resume creation. The Art Institute of Dallas is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Arts, Associate and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees.

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Did You Know?
For Dallas private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,269 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Dallas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.6, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Dallas is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.