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Tour the school. Learn about our programs. Ask questions. Lots of questions. There's no better way to really get a feeling for what we're all about.


SXSW or bust.

Guess what, Creative Warriors? Ai is headed to Austin for the SXSW Gaming Expo. And this year, we’re the sponsor of the Student Showcase. So get ready for gaming news and previews throughout the conference—not to mention a sneak peek at some incredible games being developed on our campuses. Ready to learn some more?

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Upcoming Events


March 31, 2017

Get to know your campus and its resources to prepare you for a successful stay at The Art Institute of Houston.

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College Bound

April 8, 2017

Attention high school juniors and seniors: Build a portfolio of work. Prepare for college. And dive in to our creative community.

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Open House

April 22, 2017
9:30 AM

If you’re ready to break down walls,
start by opening one of our doors.

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You’ve got a passion to make it in the creative arts. We can help make it happen—with options like The Art Grant that awards students up to $17,500 toward a degree.


Latest Happenings

Underbelly Scholarship Award
Houston Grad Chris Shepherd Gives Back with $30K Culinary Scholarship

In 2014, The Art Institute of Houston graduate Chef Chris Shepherd created the “Underbelly Scholarship Award,” a scholarship to assist a hard-working and dedicated culinary student at The Art Institute of Houston.

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Houston culinary students assist in catering the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition launch party

Houston culinary students assisted in catering the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition launch party at Houston VIBES, February 17.

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Pre-College Sessions for High School Students

Pre-College CTA
A hands-on head start.

High school juniors and seniors who have completed and submitted an application to an Art Institutes school can begin building a foundation of success before first term begins—at no charge—in our innovative College Bound program.* To find out more, visit

* Students who successfully complete a course will receive a certificate of completion. The College Bound courses are non-credit bearing and do not transfer into our academic program offerings or the offerings of any other institution. However as part of the course you will have the opportunity to develop a portfolio that you are able to request proficiency credit. Proficiency credit is awarded based on the proficiency credit policy defined in an institution’s academic catalog. The cost of the College Bound courses varies between $325 and $350. This cost is waived for any student that has an application and completed essay on file with the school. Check with the school you are interested in attending for exceptions and details, as not all programs are offered at all locations. Individual location participation is subject to change.

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