Institutional Accrediting Agency:
The Art Institute Online is a division of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, which is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is a national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
420 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, US
Private, Higher Education
4 Quarter start dates per year.
- Per Credit Hour:$407
- Online lab fee (per course)$100
- Application Fee:$50
- Enrollment Fee:$100
Admissions Fees are paid one time as part of the initial application.
Courses are accessed on a computer using an Internet connection. Classes are asynchronus, which means that students don't have to attend class at a specific time. However, students must meet the required attendence and participation requirements.
To access all courses, you must have a 56K or higher internet connection, a web browser, and a Pentium-class PC or G3 or higher Macintosh. Course-specific hardware/software requirements can be found in the online Course Catalog.
US and Candian citizens only
There are no on-campus requirements for The Art Institute Online.
Federal Pell Grant, Federal SEOG (Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant), Art Institute Scholarships, Other Scholarships, Vocational Rehabilitation, Veterans' Benefits, and Tax Benefits.
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. There are three types of aid you may be eligible for, including:
- Federal Aid
- Gift Aid (Grants, Scholarships, etc.)
- Private Loans
Upon receipt of your application, we will contact you to discuss the enrollment process. Once we have received and processed your paperwork, we will establish a financial plan that enables you to attend classes once you have received final acceptance.