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School of the Art Institute of Chicago Admissions

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
59%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
5,244
SAT Range
1020-1240
SAT Reading
530-640
SAT Math
490-600
SAT Writing
520-630
Students Submitting SAT
37%
ACT Range
22-27
ACT English
22-29
ACT Math
23-31
ACT Writing
7-9
Students Submitting ACT
42%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Offers Early Decision
Offers Early Action
Application Fee
$65
Application Website
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
    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
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