The Art Institute of Las Vegas

  • The mission of The Art Institute of Las Vegas is to continue to be a leader in providing postsecondary education programs in the creative and applied arts in an environment where students who actively participate can maximize their creativity, enhance their professional development and acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career at the entry level in their program of study. The staff and faculty endeavor to provide students an environment that encourages free expression, leadership and responsible decision-making that will enhance their professional development.
School Highlights
  • The Art Institute of Las Vegas serves 952 students (76% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • The Art Institute of Las Vegas is one of 6 community colleges within Clark County, NV.
  • The nearest community college to The Art Institute of Las Vegas is Everest College-Henderson (2.5 miles away).

Top Placements

The Art Institute of Las Vegas places among the top 20% of community colleges in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Art Institute of Las Vegas(NV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty38 staff40 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of The Art Institute of Las Vegas has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The The Art Institute of Las Vegas diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment952 students3,024 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:137:1
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# Full-Time Students723 students919 students
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# Part-Time Students229 students2,105 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-143
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
5%
8%
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% Hispanic
29%
24%
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% Black
4%
8%
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% White
15%
47%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
-
3%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
45%
7%
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Diversity Score0.690.70
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,300$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $17,416 is more than the state average of $15,288. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$17,416$15,288
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$22,141$11,591
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,625$5,500
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Acceptance Rate73%73%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • With industry mentors, like-minded peers and a unique artistic spirit, The Art Institute of Las Vegas and Culinary Institute of Las Vegas, a division of The Art Institute of Las Vegas, offer a nurturing environment where creative students can thrive in the design, media arts and culinary arts. The school is one of 32 Art Institutes located in major cities throughout North America. The Art Institutes have provided career-oriented education programs in design, media arts, fashion and culinary for over 35 years, and has more than 125,000 alumni. The school, located at 2350 Corporate Circle, Henderson Nev., was designed with the creative student in mind. Light, spacious classrooms and equipped studios, professional skills kitchens and Mac and PC computer labs offer a productive working atmosphere to explore and render creativity. The school also includes a library resource center, student gallery, student lounge, an art supply store, staff and faculty offices and other amenities. The Art Institute helps prepare its students for the competitive marketplace by teaching real-world, professional skills and directs students' portfolio development and professional resume creation. The school's partnerships with local and national employers help to deliver industry-relevant education that benefits both students and employers. The programs help students develop practical skills, using technology that's recognized by the industry.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest College-Henderson
    Private, for profit
    800 students | 2.50 Mi170 North Stephaine Suite 145
    Henderson NV  89074
    (702)567-1920
    2.50800
  • 988 students | 6.20 Mi3333 East Flamingo Road
    Las Vegas NV  89121
    (702)458-9650
    6.20988
  • Kaplan College-Las Vegas
    Private, for profit
    944 students | 9.90 Mi3535 W. Sahara Avenue
    Las Vegas NV  89102
    (702)368-2338
    9.90944
  • 31,023 students | 11.90 Mi6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
    Las Vegas NV  89146
    (702)651-5000
    11.9031,023
  • 587 students | 16.80 Mi1451 Center Crossing Road
    Las Vegas NV  89144
    (702)365-7690
    16.80587
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