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School of the Art Institute of Chicago Admissions

School of the Art Institute of Chicago admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 59%. Students that get into School of the Art Institute of Chicago have an average SAT score between 1120-1340 or an average ACT score of 22-28. The regular admissions application deadline for School of the Art Institute of Chicago is April 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
59%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
5,993
SAT Range
1120-1340
SAT Reading
580-660
SAT Math
540-680
Students Submitting SAT
61%
ACT Range
22-28
ACT English
23-30
ACT Math
19-27
ACT Writing
7-9
Students Submitting ACT
33%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
April 15
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
Application Fee
$65
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Neither required nor recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
79%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.28 responses
Poll
89%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.28 responses