The Art Institute of Houston
- The mission of The Art Institute of Houston is to provide a quality, collaborative academic environment for individuals seeking creative careers through higher education.
|The Art Institute of Houston||(TX) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools||Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Private for-profit||Public|
|Total Faculty||90 staff||121 staff|
- The Art Institute of Houston is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Art Institutes, one of North America's leaders in postsecondary career-oriented education for the creative arts. The Art Institute of Houston trains students in Media Arts & Animation, Culinary Arts, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Interactive Media Design, and Restaurant & Catering Management. From its founding in 1965 until joining The Art Institutes system of schools in 1978, The Art Institute of Houston was known as the Houston School of Commercial Art. In December 1990, the school moved to its current facility at 1900 Yorktown in the Galleria area. Baccalaureate and associate degrees are competency based, incorporating traditional liberal arts and hands-on instruction. Faculty use learning-centered methodology that prepares students for career entry in the design, visual and culinary arts fields as well as continued professional development. The Art Institute of Houston is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, to award Bachelor of Fine Arts and Associate of Applied Science degrees.
- College Location Mi. Students
- 211 students | 1.10 Mi800 W Sam Houston Parkway S, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77042
(713) 529-2778 1.10211
- 176 students | 2.20 Mi4669 Southwest Fwy Ste 100
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 629-1500 2.20176
- 57,200 students | 3.00 Mi3100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
(877) 422-6111 3.0057,200
- 1,684 students | 3.90 Mi240 Northwest Mall
Houston, TX 77092
(713) 425-3100 3.901,684
- 376 students | 5.20 Mi7000 Regency Square Blvd.
Houston, TX 77036
(713) 785-5995 5.20376