South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas

8080 Park Lane, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75231-5993
Tel: (214)692-8080
1,155 students
Public institution
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 1,155 students (81% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
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 (2.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 53% over five years.
College South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas (TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 56 staff
65 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,155 has declined by 45% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,155 students 1,394 students
# Full-Time Students 932 students
932 students
# Part-Time Students 223 students
2,653 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
4%
4%
% Hispanic
27%
37%
% Black
14%
13%
% White
35%
39%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
18%
5%
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. 0.78 0.69

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $17,868 is more than the state average of $3,168. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $17,868 is more than the state average of $4,242. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,868 $3,168
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,868 $4,242
Source: 2014 (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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest College-Dallas
    Private for-profit
    712 students | 2.20 Mi6080 North Central Expressway
    Dallas TX 75206
    (214)234-4850
    2.20712
  • 18,915 students | 4.00 Mi12800 Abrams Rd.
    Dallas TX 75243
    4.0018,915
  • Wade College
    Private for-profit
    207 students | 5.70 Mi1950 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 4080 Dallas INFOMART
    Dallas TX 75207
    (214)637-3530
    5.70207
  • 12,403 students | 6.10 Mi3939 Valley View Ln
    Farmers Branch TX 75244
    (972)860-4700
    6.1012,403
  • 162 students | 6.10 Mi2600 Stemmons Fwy Ste 117
    Dallas TX 75207
    (214)638-0484
    6.10162
Did You Know?
For Dallas private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,912 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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Dallas is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Dallas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.