About The Art Institutes

The Art Institutes is a System of 31 Schools

25 of these campuses are non-profit institutions owned and managed by Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of the non-profit Dream Center Foundation (DCEH). These campuses were acquired by DCEH from Education Management Corporation (EDMC), on October 17, 2017.

Seven Art Institutes campuses were acquired by subsidiaries of The Dream Center Foundation, a non-profit foundation, on January 20, 2018.


Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC (DCEH) Campuses

These are non-profit education institutions owned and managed by DCEH, which were sold by EDMC to DCEH on October 17, 2017.

  • The Art Institute of Atlanta
  • The Art Institute of Austin, a branch of The Art Institute of Houston
  • The Art Institute of Charlotte, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
  • The Art Institute of Charleston, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
  • The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago
  • The Art Institute of Colorado
  • The Art Institute of Dallas, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
  • The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
  • The Art Institute of Houston
  • The Art Institute of California - Hollywood, a campus of Argosy University
  • The Art Institute of Indianapolis
  • The Art Institute of Michigan
  • The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University
  • The Art Institute of Las Vegas
  • Miami International University of Art & Design
  • The Art Institute of Tennessee - Nashville, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
  • The Art Institute of California - Orange County, a campus of Argosy University
  • The Art Institute of Philadelphia
  • The Art Institute of Phoenix
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
  • The Art Institute of Portland
  • The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
  • The Art Institute of California - Sacramento, a campus of Argosy University
  • The Art Institute of San Antonio, a branch of The Art Institute of Houston
  • The Art Institute of California - San Diego, a campus of Argosy University
  • The Art Institute of California - San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University
  • The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg
  • The Art Institute of Seattle
  • The Art Institute of Tampa, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
  • The Art Institute of Virginia Beach, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
  • The Art Institute of Washington, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta