218-232 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
  • 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 served 898 students (76% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment was 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was more than the state average of 57%.

School Overview

The Art Institute of New York City
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
53 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
898 students
1,380 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
685 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
213 students
511 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
111 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
685 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
25 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
642 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
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% Asian
2%
8%
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% Hispanic
41%
23%
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% Black
14%
17%
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% White
11%
43%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
4%
% Unknown races
30%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.80
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
23%
27%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,400
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Private State Tuition Fees
$19,756
$16,274
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$24,124
$12,674
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,334
$5,523
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Acceptance Rate
46%
59%
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SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Art Institute of New York City cost?

The Art Institute of New York City's private state tuition is approximately $19,756.

What is the acceptance rate of The Art Institute of New York City?

The acceptance rate of The Art Institute of New York City is 46%, which is lower than the state average of 59%.

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New York County, NY community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in New York County, NY is Berkeley College-New York. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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