The Art Institute of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC 28217-4536

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 594
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

The Art Institute of Charlotte has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, The Art Institute of Charlotte's tuition was $17,028 for all students regardless of residency (6.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$21,344
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $21,918
$17,028
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $16,024
$17,028
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $16,024
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 93% of The Art Institute of Charlotte's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 71% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,873 (which is 11.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at The Art Institute of Charlotte in 2016-2017, was 68, which is 82% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,188 (which is 13.5% below the national average.)

$4,873
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,378
$6,188
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,154
93%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 89%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, The Art Institute of Charlotte has enrolled a total of 594 students (379 students full-time and 215 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 594 students, 47 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

594
Total Enrollment
47
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 58%

White: 28%

Hispanic: 7%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Two or more races: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at The Art Institute of Charlotte.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Visual And Performing Arts 54% 315
Personal And Culinary Services 22% 130
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 14% 80
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 7% 41

Graduation & Dropout Rates

30%
Graduation rate
national average: 36%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of The Art Institute of Charlotte full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

2%
Still enrolled
68%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$29,300
Median Annual Income
national average: $26,804

The typical median income of The Art Institute of Charlotte graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,300. Last year, out of the total 8,095 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 6,638 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,844 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,549 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $29,300 $30,300
Employment Rate 82% 84%
Total Graduates 8,095 1,844

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of The Art Institute of Charlotte.

Charlotte School of Law
5.6 mile away
South University-Columbia
74.9 mile away
Bob Jones University
83.9 mile away