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.
The Art Institute of Tucson serves 417 students (67.63% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the community college average of 40:1.
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