The Art Institute of Charleston

Tel: (843)727-3500
662 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
The Art Institute of Charleston serves 662 students (89% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
The Art Institute of Charleston is one of 4 community colleges within Charleston County, SC.
The nearest community college is Virginia College-Charleston (10.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Art Institute of Charleston 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 662 teachers has grown by 207% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 0:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 47% over five years.
Total Enrollment
662 students
1,303 students
The Art Institute of Charleston Total Enrollment (2007-2012)
# Full-Time Students
586 students
834 students
The Art Institute of Charleston Full-Time Students (2007-2012)
# Part-Time Students 76 students
1,040 students
The Art Institute of Charleston Part-Time Students (2007-2012)
The Art Institute of Charleston sch enrollment The Art Institute of Charleston sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
The Art Institute of Charleston Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
10%
7%
The Art Institute of Charleston Hispanic (2007-2012)
% Black
21%
11%
The Art Institute of Charleston Black (2007-2012)
% White
62%
66%
The Art Institute of Charleston White (2007-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
The Art Institute of Charleston More (2010-2012)
The Art Institute of Charleston sch ethnicity The Art Institute of Charleston 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. 0.56 0.44
The Art Institute of Charleston Diversity Score (2007-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,796 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,796 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,796 $5,890
The Art Institute of Charleston In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,796 $10,047
The Art Institute of Charleston Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 45%
78%
The Art Institute of Charleston Percent Admitted (2007-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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