About School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
On Campus Housing
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. It is generally considered that the ranking of any school helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to SAIC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $67,235. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($50,920), books and supplies ($1,770), room and boarding ($15,190), and budget for other expenses ($2,000). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$72,806 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SAIC. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $15,190 per year. The students at School of the Art Institute of Chicago have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $2,510 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the school has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 25% male and 75% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of School of the Art Institute of Chicago helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the school is around $5,405, whereas the financial aid is $15,749. The students at the school are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,780, while the institutional aid is $15,749. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to School of the Art Institute of Chicago amount to $36,538,197 per annum.