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The Art Institutes to Open New School in Greater St. Louis Area

By: The Art Institutes

March 20, 2015

The Art Institutes today announced the opening of a new school, The Art Institute of St. Louis, which will hold its first day of classes on July 9, 2012.

The Art Institute of St. Louis, the school system’s first location in Missouri, will occupy approximately 33,800 square feet of remodeled space at 1520 South Fifth Street, Suite 107 in St. Charles, a suburb of St. Louis. The school is enrolling students now.

“The Art Institutes system of schools is attracted to regions which share an enthusiasm for the creative arts, and greater St. Louis is no exception,” says John Mazzoni, President of The Art Institutes. “We see our expansion into Missouri as a great opportunity to provide an inspiring academic environment to students, while preparing them well for their chosen careers.”

Initially, The Art Institute of St. Louis will offer Bachelor of Arts degree programs in Culinary Management, Digital Filmmaking & Video Production, Digital Photography, Fashion Marketing, Graphic & Web Design, and Interior Design; and Associate of Applied Science degree programs in Culinary Arts, and Graphic & Web Design.

“We aspire to build our school as a leading provider of higher education in the creative arts,” says David Hofmann, newly appointed Campus Director of The Art Institute of St. Louis. “Our team is looking forward to educating students, enhancing their professional development, and connecting them with the many fine business and professional organizations in the greater St. Louis area.”

For more information about The Art Institute of St. Louis, call (855) 398-9281 or visit

The Art Institute of St. Louis is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

The Art Institute of St. Louis is approved to operate by the Missouri Department of Higher Education, 205 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 1469, Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469, Phone: (573)751.2361, Toll-free: (800) 473-6757, Fax: (573) 751-6635,

The Art Institute of St. Louis is one of The Art Institutes ( ), a system of more than 50 educational institutions located throughout North America. The Art Institutes schools provide an important source for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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By: The Art Institutes

March 20, 2015