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The Art Institute of New York City

The Art Institute of New York City is an Associate's college with 1158 students located in New York, NY.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,158
Gender 45% Male / 55% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 80% Full Time / 20% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 80% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 37%
Ethnicity Unknown 39%
Black or African American 15%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates. No cars. No pets.

12% of students live on-campus.

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Activities

Student Publications: Communications Update

  • Student Newspaper
  • Student-Run Film Society

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center remedial instruction study skills assistance
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries computer repair service available on campus
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates adult (re-entering) student services/programs
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cooperative education internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Graphic Design (25%), Fashion/Apparel Design (21%), Fashion Merchandising (17%), Cinematography and Film/Video Production (15%), Interior Design (11%), Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design (9%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to communicate dramatic information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the making and producing of films and videos. Includes instruction in theory of film, film technology and equipment operation, film production, film directing, film editing, cinematographic art, film audio, techniques for making specific types of films and/or videos, media technologies, computer image making, multi-media production, and the planning and management of film/video operations.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Producers and Directors
Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or motion picture productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Responsible for creative decisions, such as interpretation of script, choice of actors or guests, set design, sound, special effects, and choreography.
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.
Film and Video Editors
Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.

A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic principles and techniques to the professional design of commercial fashions, apparel, and accessories, and the management of fashion development projects. Includes instruction in apparel design; accessory design; the design of men's', women's', and children's' wear; flat pattern design; computer-assisted design and manufacturing; concept planning; designing in specific materials; labor and cost analysis; history of fashion; fabric art and printing; and the principles of management and operations in the fashion industry.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Fashion Designers
Design clothing and accessories. Create original designs or adapt fashion trends.

A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Art Directors
Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, broadcasting, and advertising. Direct workers engaged in art work or layout design.
Multimedia Artists and Animators
Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
Artists and Related Workers, All Other
All artists and related workers not listed separately.
Graphic Designers
Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to apply artistic principles and techniques to the professional planning, designing, equipping, and furnishing of residential and commercial interior spaces. Includes instruction in computer applications, drafting, and graphic techniques; principles of interior lighting, acoustics, systems integration, and color coordination; furniture and furnishings; textiles and their finishing; the history of interior design and period styles; basic structural design; building codes and inspection regulations; and applications to office, hotel, factory, restaurant and housing design.

Job Opportunities:

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in architecture and architectural design, such as architectural environmental design, interior architecture/design, and landscape architecture. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Interior Designers
Plan, design, and furnish interiors of residential, commercial, or industrial buildings. Formulate design which is practical, aesthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity, selling merchandise, or improving life style. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to promote product lines/brands, and organize promotional campaigns, at the wholesale level to attract retailer interest, wholesale purchasing, and supply contracts. Includes instruction in wholesaling, wholesale advertising, selling, and customer relations.

Job Opportunities:

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products. Includes assistant wholesale and retail buyers of nonfarm products.
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses or groups of individuals. Work requires substantial knowledge of items sold.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply HTML, XML, Javascript, graphics applications, and other authoring tools to the design, editing, and publishing (launching) of documents, images, graphics, sound, and multimedia products on the World Wide Web. Includes instruction in Internet theory, web page standards and policies, elements of web page design, user interfaces, vector tools, special effects, interactive and multimedia components, search engines, navigation, morphing, e-commerce tools, and emerging web technologies.

Job Opportunities:

Web Developers
Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.
Multimedia Artists and Animators
Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
Graphic Designers
Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

Administration & Faculty

President Tad Graham-Handley
President Jennifer Ramey
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 47
Student : Faculty Ratio 16 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 46 : 53
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 43/100
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Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 46.0% accepted of 631 applications

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $25,382 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $24,615
$30K-$48K $26,891
$48K-$75K $30,038
$75K-$110K $29,696
$110K+ $31,895

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $19,656, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $19,656 Same as On-Campus
Fees $100 Same as On-Campus
Housing $18,267 $5,610
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $38,023 $25,366

Students Receiving Aid

85% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 91% $7,889
Federal Scholarships/Grants 80% $4,430
Institutional Grants 38% $1,185
Other Federal Grants 19% $818
Other Loans 7% $13,993
Pell Grants 80% $4,239
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 50% $2,859
Student Loans 91% $8,862

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.artinstitutes.edu/new-york/default.aspx.

Estimate the net price for you at http://tcc.noellevitz.com/edmc/freshman-students?iframe=true&width=600&height=1000.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

26% of students graduated in six years.

52% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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