School of Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is one of the largest art and design’s independent school in America. It is located in the Loop in Chicago, Illinois. Established in 1886, the school has been accredited as the top graduate art program school in the country.
Programs, Campus and Residence
- Around 48 areas of study, five undergraduate, including 14 graduate programs, are offered at School of Art Institute of Chicago currently. Some of the popular majors are – Architecture, Designing, Creative Writing, Visual and Performing Arts, etc.
- On-campus, School of Art Institute of Chicago offers artistic residence facility to its students. It includes residential halls that can accommodate around 700 freshman students.
School of Art Institute of Chicago Admission Process
|Requirements||Transcripts; SOP; LOR|
|Test Scores||UG: ACT/SAT Graduate: GRE|
|English Proficiency Test||TOEFL/IELTS|
|Application Fee||UG: 85 USD; Graduate: 90 USD|
|Additional Requirements||Essay and Resume; Personal and Financial Statement|
|Intake Seasons||Fall: April 15; Spring: November 1|
How to Apply – To apply for admission to School of Art Institute of Chicago, for:
- UG: Apply through the Common Application
- Graduate: Apply through School of Art Institute of Chicago online application for admission.
Cost of Attendance
|Tuition and Fee||47,420 USD|
|Room and Board||15,490 USD|
|Books and Supplies||1,770 USD|
|Other Expenses||2,020 USD|
The students at School of Art Institute of Chicago are offered financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans and grants. It is mandatory for students to submit the FAFSA on or before deadline, to receive financial aid.
Alumni benefits include free one year membership to recent graduates to the Art Institute, 5 USD discount on Gene Siskel Film Center for one year, career counselling, access to the SAIC’s John M. Flaxman Library, etc.