The Art Institute of Tucson

5099 E. Grant Rd. #100
Tucson, AZ 85712
Tel: (520)318-2700
417 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 417 students (68% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 41:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
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 21 teachers has grown by 75% over five years.
College The Art Institute of Tucson 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 21 staff
61 staff
The Art Institute of Tucson Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 417 has grown by 145% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment 417 students 1,315 students
The Art Institute of Tucson Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
22:1
The Art Institute of Tucson Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 282 students
815 students
The Art Institute of Tucson Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 135 students
1,061 students
The Art Institute of Tucson Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
The Art Institute of Tucson Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
The Art Institute of Tucson American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
44%
20%
The Art Institute of Tucson Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
15%
The Art Institute of Tucson Black (2006-2013)
% White
29%
49%
The Art Institute of Tucson White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
The Art Institute of Tucson More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
17%
6%
The Art Institute of Tucson Unknown (2006-2013)
The Art Institute of Tucson 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. 0.72 0.70
The Art Institute of Tucson Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,416 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,416 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,416 $5,590
The Art Institute of Tucson In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,416 $10,086
The Art Institute of Tucson Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 32 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
The Art Institute of Tucson % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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