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The Art Institute of Virginia Beach Overview

Located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, The Art Institute of Virginia Beach is a private for-profit institution. The location of Ai Virginia Beach is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is The Art Institute of Virginia Beach Known For?

106 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Ai Virginia Beach is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 8% of the faculty were full-time.
  • The average Ai Virginia Beach student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Awards From Around the Web

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

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

Where Is The Art Institute of Virginia Beach?

Location of The Art Institute of Virginia Beach

Contact details for Ai Virginia Beach are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Two Columbus Center, 4500 Main St Ste 100, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: 757-493-6700

How Do I Get Into Ai Virginia Beach?

You can apply to Ai Virginia Beach online at:

The Art Institute of Virginia Beach has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford The Art Institute of Virginia Beach?

89% Take Out Loans
18.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Ai Virginia Beach, approximately 89% of students took out student loans averaging $7,500 a year. That adds up to $30,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ai Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach Undergraduate Student Diversity

262 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 307 undergraduate students at Ai Virginia Beach, with 262 being full-time and 45 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Ai Virginia Beach

Gender Diversity

Of the 262 full-time undergraduates at Ai Virginia Beach, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Ai Virginia Beach

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Ai Virginia Beach Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 111
Hispanic or Latino 38
White 93
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 18

Geographic Diversity

Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at The Art Institute of Virginia Beach. At this time, 3 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at The Art Institute of Virginia Beach

0 Took All Classes Online
76 Took At Least One Class Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 76 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Ai Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach regardless of major.

The Art Institute of Virginia Beach Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Culinary Arts 16 3 11 30
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 27 27
Design & Applied Arts 1 0 22 23
Computer Software & Applications 4 0 11 15
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 11 11
TOTAL 21 3 82 106


*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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