The Art Institute of Phoenix

Tel: (602)678-4300
1,003 students
Private for-profit
The Art Institute of Phoenix is one of The Art Institutes, with 41 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary professionals. The parent company of The Art Institutes, Education Management Corporation is among the largest providers of private post-secondary education in North America, based on student enrollment and revenue. EDMC has 66 primary campus locations in 24 states and two Canadian provinces. EDMC's education institutions offer a broad range of academic programs concentrated in the media arts, design, fashion, culinary arts, behavioral sciences, health sciences, education, information technology and business fields, culminating in the award of associate's through doctoral degrees.
School Highlights:
The Art Institute of Phoenix serves 1,003 students (78% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
The Art Institute of Phoenix is one of 34 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Brookline College-Phoenix (0.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
The Art Institute of Phoenix 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 56 staff
59 staff
The Art Institute of Phoenix Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,003 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,003 students
1,269 students
The Art Institute of Phoenix Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
22:1
The Art Institute of Phoenix student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
785 students
810 students
The Art Institute of Phoenix Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 218 students
1,017 students
The Art Institute of Phoenix Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
The Art Institute of Phoenix sch enrollment The Art Institute of Phoenix sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
The Art Institute of Phoenix Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
30%
7%
The Art Institute of Phoenix Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
12%
The Art Institute of Phoenix Black (2006-2013)
% White
23%
57%
The Art Institute of Phoenix White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
37%
3%
The Art Institute of Phoenix sch ethnicity The Art Institute of Phoenix 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. 0.59 0.53
The Art Institute of Phoenix Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,416 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,416 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,416 $5,742
The Art Institute of Phoenix In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,416 $10,260
The Art Institute of Phoenix Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 106 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
The Art Institute of Phoenix % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In 1995, The Art Institute of Phoenix opened its doors and the first class of students started in January 1996. One of 41 locations of The Art Institutes located nationwide, The Art Institute of Phoenix has grown from its original class of 45 students to more than 1200 students in Fall 2009. The Art Institute's programs include associate and bachelor's degrees in a wide variety of design, media arts, and culinary arts programs. These programs are offered on a year-round basis, enabling students to work continuously toward their degrees. The faculty, many of whom are industry professionals, strive to strengthen students' skills and cultivate their talents through well-designed curricula. Located in a four-story building in the northwest section of Phoenix, The Art Institute of Phoenix enjoys scenic mountain views from many of its large picture windows. Classroom and computer laboratory facilities are clean and well-maintained and overseen by a full-time technology manager. The Culinary Arts kitchens are spacious and filled with commercial equipment typically found in a production environment. The Art Institute of Phoenix is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Bachelor of Arts and Associate of Applied Science degrees.

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Did You Know?
For Phoenix private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,562 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Phoenix 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 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Phoenix is International institute of the americas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.