The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Rankings
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.111 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.106 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.105 responses
Most Popular Majors
Culinary Arts and Food Service33 Graduates
Graphic Design33 Graduates
Cinematography and Video Production24 Graduates
Baking and Pastry Arts22 Graduates
Commercial Photography22 Graduates
Game and Interactive Media Design18 Graduates
Fashion and Apparel Design15 Graduates
Restaurant and Food Services Management14 Graduates
Animation, Video Graphics and Special Effects13 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
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Colleges like The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
- D+The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division
- 4 Year (Online)
- 1,174 reviews
- C-The Art Institute of Philadelphia
- 4 Year
- Philadelphia, PA
- 348 reviews
- BPittsburgh Technical College
- 2 Year
- Oakdale, PA
- 234 reviews
- CLehigh Carbon Community College
- 2 Year
- Schnecksville, PA
- 302 reviews
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Reviews
I've been going to this schools online division for a while now, love it so far! Most of the teachers have done professional work in the class they are teaching and show that they enjoy their subject thoroughly.
There have been some classes that I would have preferred to take in person because of the particular projects that were required but on average it hasn't been bad at all. I'm a hands on learner in most cases so that is another area for me where certain classes don't fully get across to me because I can't touch and feel what they are talking about. The registration process is easy. The student doesn't really do anything. There are schedulers that set you up with your courses and you essentially hit the accept button when the time comes and you're good to go. If there is something that you would like to take sooner rather than later, than you always have the ability to send a message to your academic counselor to get it on the books. Prof/student relationships are encouraged and outside of classroom contact is sometimes necessary. Peer to peer is minimal aside from the peer reviews that are annoyingly required on every assignment.
I was able to transfer all of my core classes as well as several electives and a few random classes from my previous school. After the initial transfer I started taking classes and came to a session where I was signed up to take speech. I had already taken this previously and didn't even realize that it had not been transferred. I talked to my academic counselor and that process was super simple. I filled out a challenge form that consisted of my basic information, the class I was challenging and a description of the class I had previously taken. It was accepted within a day or two and they adjusted my schedule to reflect it. Class order is mostly flexible. If you would rather take one course over another, you have the option. The only caveat is watching out for classes that have prerequisites and not taking a 300 level course when you're in the 100 level year.