Art Institutes

We're Going Non-profit*

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

High School Senior?

Here’s everything you need to know to start your creative journey.
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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.

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Upcoming Events

Memorial Day, Ai HOLIDAY

May 29, 2017

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College Connection

June 3, 2017
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Join us for a day of learning and networking with Ai Portland students and faculty.

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Open House

June 10, 2017
9:30 AM

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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 $17,300 toward a bachelor's degree.

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Latest Happenings

May the 4th Be With You
May The Fourth Be With You

A celebration of the "Star Wars" movies and myth.

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Bring your child to work day
Bring Your Child to Work Day at Ai Portland

A fun day with the children of our faculty and staff!

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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 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.