The Art Institute of Tucson

5099 E. Grant Rd. #100
Tucson, AZ 85712-0000
Tel: (520)318-2700
  • 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.
School Highlights
  • The Art Institute of Tucson serves 388 students (77% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 39:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • The Art Institute of Tucson is one of 6 community colleges within Pima County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Tucson (1.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The Art Institute of Tucson(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty19 staff66 staff
The Art Institute of Tucson Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 388 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment388 students5,697 students
The Art Institute of Tucson Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:139:1
The Art Institute of Tucson Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students298 students1,101 students
The Art Institute of Tucson Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students90 students4,596 students
The Art Institute of Tucson Part-Time Students (2008-2016)
The Art Institute of Tucson Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
-337
The Art Institute of Tucson Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
4%
The Art Institute of Tucson American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
-
3%
The Art Institute of Tucson Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
43%
27%
The Art Institute of Tucson Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
-
6%
The Art Institute of Tucson Black (2007-2013)
% White
33%
52%
The Art Institute of Tucson White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
The Art Institute of Tucson Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
22%
5%
The Art Institute of Tucson Ethnicity Breakdown AZ 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.0.660.65
The Art Institute of Tucson Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,300$31,400
The Art Institute of Tucson Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2012-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $17,416 is more than the state average of $15,745. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$17,416$15,745
The Art Institute of Tucson In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%82%
The Art Institute of Tucson % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$22,142$9,500
The Art Institute of Tucson Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,626$5,022
The Art Institute of Tucson Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate51%100%
The Art Institute of Tucson Percent Admitted (2008-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brown Mackie College-Tucson
    Private, for profit
    611 students | 1.20 Mi4585 E Speedway Blvd.
    Tucson AZ  85712
    (520)327-6866
    1.20611
  • 1,948 students | 2.10 Mi3350 East Grant Road, Suite 200
    Tucson AZ  85716
    (520)326-1600
    2.101,948
  • 172 students | 2.50 Mi2525 N Country Club Rd
    Tucson AZ  85716
    (520)325-0123
    2.50172
  • Brookline College-Tucson
    Private, for profit
    507 students | 3.10 Mi5441 E. 22nd St, Ste.125
    Tucson AZ  85711
    (520)748-9799
    3.10507
  • 28,070 students | 6.10 Mi4905C East Broadway Blvd.
    Tucson AZ  85709
    (520)206-4500
    6.1028,070
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