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School of the Art Institute of Chicago Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$43,494/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $34,018/ year
  • $30-48k
    $36,050/ year
  • $49-75k
    $39,399/ year
  • $76-110k
    $40,923/ year
  • $110k+
    $43,199/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$45,750/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$45,750/ year
Average Housing Costs
$13,640/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$2,040/ year
Books & Supplies
$1,770/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
40%
Average Loan Amount
$9,607/ year
National
$6,768

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
85%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,464/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    22%
  • State Grant Aid
    6%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    84%
  • Pell Grant
    22%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $5,469
  • State Grant Aid
    $4,563
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $14,959
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $5,116
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 84 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    30%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    17%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    14%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    36%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    4%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
C
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
62%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.26 responses
Graduation Rate
66%
National
49%
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