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Academic Awareness

Our Programs Are Your Guide to Pursuing a Creative Career

At The Art Institute of Salt Lake City our programs in the areas of design, media arts, and culinary are typically taught by industry professionals who bring their real-world experience into the classroom.

The following links provide you with the information you need to understand what we offer, how our schools are accredited, and how much it will cost to attend our school so you can make the right decision about your creative education.

Average Credits Attempted Per Term and Average Time to Graduation
Students take an average of 12 credits per quarter for degree programs and 10 credits per quarter for diploma programs.

For their first quarter students take an average of 6 credits per quarter for degree programs and 6 credits per quarter for diploma programs if they start midterm.

Bachelor degrees: It will take approximately 15 quarters (45 months) of successful course completion at a 12 credit load and 12 quarters (36 months) at a 15 or 16 credit hour load to graduate. On average, continuously enrolled students complete the program in 14 quarters (42 months).

Associate Degree: It will take approximately 8 quarters (24 months) of successful course completion at a 12 credit load and 6 quarters (18 months) at a 15 or 16 credit hour load to graduate. On average, continuously enrolled students complete the program in 8 quarters (24 months).

Diploma programs: It will take approximately 6 quarters (18 months) of successful course completion at an 8 or 9 credit load and 4 quarters (12 months) at a 12 credit hour load to graduate. On average, continuously enrolled students complete the program in 5 quarters (15 months).

Changing programs, beginning programs at the mid-quarter start date, taking remedial courses, taking time off from coursework, registering for fewer hours or unsuccessful attempts at course completion may increase the total length of the program and overall cost of education. Transfer credits awarded toward your program may decrease the overall length and cost of education.

Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal, and Return of Title IV (Federal) Financial Aid
To find more information regarding our refund policies, click here.

Cost of Attendance/Enrollment Agreements
Information for the Cost of Attendance can be found in our Enrollment Agreements, or you can find full program information and costs by visiting our Gainful Employment pages.

Academic Programs/Educational Programs
Review the courses we offer either on our academic pages or by checking out our catalog.

Our facilities are modeled after real-world working environments. To find out more about our labs and classrooms, explore our catalog.

Many of our instructors have real-world experience in their chosen field. A list of our faculty can be found on our catalog page here.

Transfer of Credit Policies can be found by clicking here

Accreditation and Licensing
Information regarding accreditation and licensing, including education program accreditation, can be found here. This information can also be found in our catalog. If you would like to review the official accreditation and licensing documentation, they can be found in the President’s office.

Privacy of Student Records – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
To find out more about your rights as a student, including the rights and procedures relating to your right to view your education records, click here.

Student Outcomes
For information about the job titles and the companies that employ our graduates, see our graduate employment statistics brochure.

Student Diversity
Information regarding student diversity can be found in our Student Diversity document.

Online Course Agreement
Many students have the opportunity to combine online learning with a traditional class experience.  Information about our online courses is available in our Online Course Agreement.

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
With specific guidance from our accrediting bodies and the federal government, the school has established a mandatory Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy in order to help provide guidelines for students in maintaining their academic progress towards completion of a degree. Failure to comply with the established SAP policy could result in a loss of financial aid eligibility along with eventual academic probation and dismissal. Please be aware that dropping courses, reducing course load and failing courses will negatively affect your academic progress. The school has established periodic checkpoints to monitor student progress and to provide early intervention and corrective measures when appropriate. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and understand the current SAP policy, which can be found here, along with being available in the school catalog. Please contact your student academic advisor with any questions regarding the policy or to review your current academic standing.

Program Improvements
From time to time, it is important for academic programs to make improvements to their curriculum or teaching style to stay in line with industry standards and changes. For information on all program changes and plans for improvement, please visit this link to see what the current plans might be to improve any academic program at this location.

Articulation Agreements
Policies Relating To Articulation Agreements.

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