The Art Institute of Charleston

Tel: (843)727-3500
554 students
Pivate, for profit
School Highlights
The Art Institute of Charleston serves 554 students (89% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 38%.
The Art Institute of Charleston is one of 4 community colleges within Charleston County, SC.
The nearest community college is Virginia College-Charleston (10.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
The Art Institute of Charleston (SC) 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 Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 28 staff 44 staff
The Art Institute of Charleston Total Faculty (2008-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 554 has declined by 35% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 554 students 1,090 students
The Art Institute of Charleston Total Enrollment (2007-2014)
# Full-Time Students 495 students 708 students
The Art Institute of Charleston Full-Time Students (2007-2014)
# Part-Time Students 59 students 524 students
The Art Institute of Charleston Part-Time Students (2007-2014)
The Art Institute of Charleston Enrollment Breakdown SC All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
The Art Institute of Charleston American Indian/Alaskan (2012-2014)
% Asian
3%
1%
The Art Institute of Charleston Asian (2007-2014)
% Hispanic
10%
3%
The Art Institute of Charleston Hispanic (2007-2014)
% Black
13%
27%
The Art Institute of Charleston Black (2007-2014)
% White
33%
62%
The Art Institute of Charleston White (2007-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
The Art Institute of Charleston More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
39%
4%
The Art Institute of Charleston Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.71 0.54
The Art Institute of Charleston Diversity Score (2007-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $17,796 is more than the state average of $15,547. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $17,796 $15,547
The Art Institute of Charleston In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,396 per year for in-state students and $8,104 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,547 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina 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 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is The Art Institute of Charleston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.