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The Art Institute of Atlanta Overview

The Art Institute of Atlanta is a private for-profit institution located in Atlanta, Georgia. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is The Art Institute of Atlanta Known For?

357 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Ai Atlanta is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 11% of the faculty were full-time.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Ai Atlanta has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Highest Paid Culinary Arts Graduates College Factual

Where Is The Art Institute of Atlanta?

Location of The Art Institute of Atlanta

Contact details for Ai Atlanta are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., N.E., 100 Embassy Row, Atlanta, GA 30328-1635
Phone: 770-689-4795

How Do I Get Into Ai Atlanta?

You can apply to Ai Atlanta online at:

The Art Institute of Atlanta has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford The Art Institute of Atlanta?

74% Take Out Loans
18.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Ai Atlanta, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $7,508 a year. That adds up to $30,032 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ai Atlanta is 18.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

The Art Institute of Atlanta Undergraduate Student Diversity

910 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,246 undergraduate students at Ai Atlanta, with 910 being full-time and 336 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Ai Atlanta

Gender Diversity

Of the 910 full-time undergraduates at Ai Atlanta, 53% are male and 47% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Ai Atlanta

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The Art Institute of Atlanta students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Ai Atlanta Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 527
Hispanic or Latino 118
White 101
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 144

Geographic Diversity

Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at The Art Institute of Atlanta. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 21 countries are represented at Ai Atlanta. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, and China.

Online Learning at The Art Institute of Atlanta

0 Took All Classes Online
326 Took At Least One Class Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 326 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Ai Atlanta has changed over the last few years.


This is the #2,028 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Ai Atlanta regardless of major.

The Art Institute of Atlanta Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Culinary Arts 0 64 5 18 87
Design & Applied Arts 4 3 3 75 85
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 17 0 24 41
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 37 37
Audiovisual Communications 0 0 0 35 35
Computer Software & Applications 0 6 1 28 35
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 34 34
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 3 3
TOTAL 4 90 9 254 357


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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