The Art Institute of New York City

218-232 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018-0000
Tel: (212)226-5500
  • The Art Institute of New York City is a leading institution for career preparation in graphic design, web design & interactive media, digital filmmaking, fashion design, fashion merchandising and marketing, and interior design. The Art Institute of New York City is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
School Highlights
  • The Art Institute of New York City serves 898 students (76% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • The Art Institute of New York City is one of 15 community colleges within New York County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College (0.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 51% over five years.
The Art Institute of New York City(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty53 staff85 staff
The Art Institute of New York City Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 898 has declined by 42% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment898 students1,688 students
The Art Institute of New York City Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:127:1
The Art Institute of New York City Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students685 students1,163 students
The Art Institute of New York City Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students213 students525 students
The Art Institute of New York City Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
The Art Institute of New York City Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
-451
The Art Institute of New York City Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% Asian
2%
6%
The Art Institute of New York City Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
41%
19%
The Art Institute of New York City Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
14%
17%
The Art Institute of New York City Black (2007-2016)
% White
11%
48%
The Art Institute of New York City White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
The Art Institute of New York City More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
30%
5%
The Art Institute of New York City Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.0.710.70
The Art Institute of New York City Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
23%
27%
The Art Institute of New York City Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,400$35,300
The Art Institute of New York City Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $19,756 is more than the state average of $16,254. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$19,756$16,254
The Art Institute of New York City In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%92%
The Art Institute of New York City % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$24,125$13,747
The Art Institute of New York City Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,334$5,868
The Art Institute of New York City Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate46%70%
The Art Institute of New York City Percent Admitted (2007-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The Art Institute of New York City is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of over 45 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary professionals. The parent company of The Art Institutes, Education Management Corporation (www.edumgt.com) is among the largest providers of private post-secondary education in North America.

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