Art Institutes

We're Going Non-profit*

The Art Institute of Philadelphia is in the process of becoming a part of The Dream Center Foundation.
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Art Institutes

Hey, Recent Graduates

Here's everything you need to know to start your creative journey. Classes start August 17.
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Upcoming Events

Orientation - Summer Mid-Quarter

August 16, 2017
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Get to know your campus and its resources to prepare you for a successful stay at Ai Philadelphia.

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Orientation - Fall 2017

September 28, 2017
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Get to know your campus and its resources to prepare you for a successful stay at Ai Philadelphia.

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Open House

July 29, 2017
10:00 AM

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

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SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

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 $17,800 toward a bachelor's degree.

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Latest Happenings

Film & Production
Philadelphia Grad is an Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award-Winning Video Coordinator

Simone Middleton, an alumna of The Art Institute of Philadelphia, was recently honored with both an Emmy and an Edward R. Murrow Award for her work in broadcasting.

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Fashion
Philadelphia Campus Hosts Fashion Entrepreneurship Symposium

The Art Institute of Philadelphia hosted the annual Global Fashion Entrepreneurship symposium, which is focused on innovative business trends in the city’s fashion industry.

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College Bound

College Bound
Campus Program
Saturday Classes Offered Year Round

Saturday morning for High School juniors and seniors has never been more engaging or inspiring.  Take a course, develop a portfolio which can be used to request proficiency credit* toward a degree at an Art Institutes school, which can save time and money.  Invite friends and family to a closing Showcase.

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College Bound Express
College Bound Express
Summer 2018

Join this immersive experience and you can complete a College Bound course in just two weeks.  Make this your summer to prove you’ve got what it takes and join your fellow creatives!  Open Lab times available all week followed by a Showcase.

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College Bound Online
Online Courses
Prefer Online? Don't Live Near Campus?

You and other High School juniors and seniors can challenge yourself in an online course, with all the same benefits as a campus-based course, including the opportunity to build a portfolio that you can use to request proficiency credit* toward a degree at an Art Institutes school, which can save time and money.

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* Students who successfully complete a course will receive a certificate of completion. 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.