The Art Institute of Tucson

5099 E. Grant Rd. #100, Tucson
AZ, 85712
Tel: (520)318-2700
411 students
Private for-profit

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The Art Institute of Tucson is located in one of the most beautiful areas of the country-Tucson, Arizona. Tucson is a fast-growing, progressive metropolitan area with an incredibly rich cultural heritage. Arizona, also known as the Grand Canyon state, today combines the cultures of the United States and Mexico with continued influence from past settlement by Native Americans, Spanish explorers, and Anglo frontiersmen. The result is a diverse mix of people, architecture, food, and communities that serve as a catalyst for inspiring our students' creativity. The mission of The Art Institute of Tucson is to provide quality education that will prepare students for an entry-level position in their chosen field of study. The college offers a stimulating learning environment where committed and talented students, led by dedicated and professional faculty, can develop their creativity and increase their knowledge. The Art Institute of Tucson strives to be a leader in design and culinary arts education.
School Highlights:
The Art Institute of Tucson serves 411 students (61% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
The Art Institute of Tucson is one of 7 community colleges within Pima County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Tucson (1.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
The Art Institute of Tucson Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 411 teachers has grown by 234% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
411 students
1,287 students
The Art Institute of Tucson Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
251 students
832 students
The Art Institute of Tucson Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 160 students
1,021 students
The Art Institute of Tucson Part-Time Students (2007-2012)
The Art Institute of Tucson sch enrollment The Art Institute of Tucson sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
The Art Institute of Tucson Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
40%
7%
The Art Institute of Tucson Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
12%
The Art Institute of Tucson Black (2006-2012)
% White
51%
66%
The Art Institute of Tucson White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
The Art Institute of Tucson sch ethnicity The Art Institute of Tucson 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. 0.58 0.45
The Art Institute of Tucson Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,616 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,616 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,616 $5,917
The Art Institute of Tucson In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,616 $10,050
The Art Institute of Tucson Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 51%
78%
The Art Institute of Tucson Percent Admitted (2007-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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  • Tucson Pima Medical Institute-Tucson
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  • Tucson Brookline College-Tucson
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    Tucson , AZ , 85711
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  • Tucson Pima Community College
    Public
    4905C East Broadway Blvd.
    Tucson , AZ , 85709
    (520)206-4500
    6.1  Mi  |  29319  students
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