The Art Institute of Tucson

5099 E. Grant Rd. #100
Tucson, AZ 85712
Tel: (520)318-2700
388 students
Pivate, 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).
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.
The Art Institute of Tucson (AZ) 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 Private for-profit
Total Faculty 19 staff 51 staff
The Art Institute of Tucson Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 388 has declined by 14% 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
The Art Institute of Tucson Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 298 students 1,082 students
The Art Institute of Tucson Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 90 students 4,012 students
The Art Institute of Tucson Part-Time Students (2007-2014)
The Art Institute of Tucson Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
4%
The Art Institute of Tucson American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
43%
27%
The Art Institute of Tucson Hispanic (2006-2014)
% White
33%
52%
The Art Institute of Tucson White (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
The Art Institute of Tucson Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
22%
5%
The Art Institute of Tucson Ethnicity Breakdown AZ 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. 0.66 0.65
The Art Institute of Tucson Diversity Score (2006-2014)

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
The Art Institute of Tucson In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brown Mackie College-Tucson
    Pivate, for profit
    611 students | 1.20 Mi4585 E Speedway Blvd.
    Tucson AZ  85712
    (520)327-6866
    1.20611
  • 1,948 students | 2.10 Mi3350 East Grant Road, Suite 200
    Tucson AZ  85716
    (520)326-1600
    2.101,948
  • 172 students | 2.50 Mi2525 N Country Club Rd
    Tucson AZ  85716
    (520)325-0123
    2.50172
  • Brookline College-Tucson
    Pivate, for profit
    507 students | 3.10 Mi5441 E. 22nd St, Ste.125
    Tucson AZ  85711
    (520)748-9799
    3.10507
  • 28,070 students | 6.10 Mi4905C East Broadway Blvd.
    Tucson AZ  85709
    (520)206-4500
    6.1028,070

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
November 24, 2016
Learn about the variety of mentoring programs available in community colleges, and why you may want to be involved as a mentee or mentor.
November 24, 2016
Consider these five reasons, ranging from resume benefits to professional opportunities, to volunteer during your time in community college
November 24, 2016
Learn about President Obama's budget proposals, entitled "A New Era of Responsibility," and the provisions outlined that will help community college students access affordable education.