South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas

8080 Park Lane, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75231-5993
Tel: (214)692-8080
1,155 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 1,155 students (81% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
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 Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 56 staff
62 staff
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,155 has declined by 45% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.78 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,155 students 1,371 students
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
22:1
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 932 students
779 students
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 223 students
1,083 students
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2014)
% Asian
4%
5%
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
27%
20%
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
14%
15%
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Black (2006-2014)
% White
35%
49%
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
18%
6%
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Unknown (2006-2014)
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.70
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,668 is more than the state average of $5,664. 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 $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,668 $5,664
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,668 $10,360
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 120 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
90%
South University-The Art Institute Of Dallas % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
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
    9722386100
    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 $13,526 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.