School of the Art Institute of Chicago Graduate Schools

School of the Art Institute of Chicago is a Private, 4 years school located in Chicago, IL. It is classified as a School of art, music, and design school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at School of the Art Institute of Chicago is $45,601 in average. The school has 764 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,559 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

School of the Art Institute of Chicago is a Private, 4 years school located in Chicago, IL. It is classified as a School of art, music, and design school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1936 - Current[Estimated Date]).
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Directory Information
School NameSchool of the Art Institute of Chicago
Address36 S Wabash, Chicago, IL 60603
Phone312-629-6118
Webhttps://www.saic.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org
Financial Infohttps://www.saic.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at School of the Art Institute of Chicago is $45,601 in average. The school has 764 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,559 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 19 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$45,601
Student Population764
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs19 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at School of the Art Institute of Chicago is $45,601 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,798.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers the alternative tuition plans.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Not Offered
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of School of the Art Institute of Chicago is $45,601. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.85% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$48,750$860
2018-2019$49,950$920
2019-2020$42,904$940
2020-2021$42,952$960
2021-2022$44,641$960
The graduate school tuition & fees of School of the Art Institute of Chicago is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in Illinois. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,541 (public) / $20,078 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
School of the Art Institute of Chicago$45,601
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Illinois Graduate Schools$18,762$19,321
Public$11,929$18,541
Private$20,078
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $17,980 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.28% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $11,900. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$13,890$2,020$9,520$2,020
2018-2019$14,810$1,980$9,790$1,980
2019-2020$15,190$2,000$9,900$2,000
2020-2021$15,580$2,000$9,900$2,000
2021-2022$15,980$2,000$9,900$2,000
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,798 at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,625
2018-2019$1,665
2019-2020$1,730
2020-2021$1,798
2021-2022$1,798

Graduate Programs at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers 14 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 256 students have completed their study at School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Offered Degrees at School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree120242
Post Bachelor's Degree2014
Total140256
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at School of the Art Institute of Chicago by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Fine/Studio Arts program with 19 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Fine/Studio Arts program with 143 completers.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers 14 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 256 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 242 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 16 completers-
Interior Architecture0-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology16-
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Journalism (other)6-
Education [+] 19 completers-
Art Teacher Education19-
English Language and Literature [+] 15 completers-
Creative Writing15-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 164 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts9-
Fashion/Apparel Design6-
Design and Applied Arts (other)9-
Fine/Studio Arts99-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation27-
Fine and Studio Arts Management14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Art Therapy/Therapist22-
Total242
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 14 completers-
Fashion/Apparel Design1-
Fine/Studio Arts13-
Total14

Graduate Student Population at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

For academic year 2021-2022, total 764 students enrolled into School of the Art Institute of Chicago graduate schools where it has total 3,559 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 672 full-time and 92 part-time graduate students. By gender, 197 male and 567 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total764197567
Full-time672174498
Part-tme922369
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 297 White (38.87%), 41 Black/African American (5.37%), 81 Hispanic (10.60%), 54 Asian (7.07%), and 291 students with other races. 238 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total764197567
American Indian/Native American101
Asian54846
Black/African American41932
Hispanic812556
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White29773224
Two More633
Un-Known461333
Non-resident Alien23866172
School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 105 graduate students (13.74% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 519 graduate students (67.93% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total764
Enrolled Online Exclusively105
Enrolled Some Online Courses519
Not in Online Courses140
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 245 students are aged 20 to 24 (32.07% of total students), 28 students are aged above 50 (3.66%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total764197567
Age 20-2114212
Age 22-2423148183
Age 25-2928577208
Age 30-341213487
Age 35-39471631
Age 40-49381127
Age 50-6427819
Over 64110

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