The Art Institute of Tucson

5099 E. Grant Rd. #100
Tucson, AZ 85712
Tel: (520)318-2700
388 students
Private for-profit
  • 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 388 students (77% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 39:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
The Art Institute of Tucson is one of 7 community colleges within Pima County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Tucson (1.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
College The Art Institute of Tucson (AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 19 staff
51 staff

Student Body

The student population of 388 has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 388 students 1,567 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
# Full-Time Students 298 students
1,082 students
# Part-Time Students 90 students
4,012 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 29 216
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Hispanic
% White
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
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. 0.66 0.65

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $17,616 is more than the state average of $14,935. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $17,616 $14,935
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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