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OPEN HOUSEMARCH 11

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There are problems to be solved. And futures to be formed.

The creative life isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s for those who believe in themselves enough to trust their instincts, leave their comfort zones, and push their talents to the limit. If you’re up for it, keep going.

Our Academics   Our Raleigh-Durham Campus

Transfer students can earn a grant up to $7500 for bachelor’s degrees, $3500 for associate’s degrees.

We can help you navigate the steps to transferring to our creative community, where design, culinary, media arts, and fashion students prepare for their careers. You may be eligible to transfer your credits to The Art Institutes—and we offer important grants and scholarship opportunities for which you may qualify. Click below to read more about our transfer grant.

Any student who meets all admission requirements, and who earned at least 12 credits between the dates of 8/1/2015 and 8/31/2016 at another accredited institution that has ceased enrolling students, is eligible to receive this institutional grant. Other rules apply.

Go to Transfer Grant for full Information.

Upcoming Events

Open House

March 11, 2017
9:30 AM

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Orientation

March 13, 2017

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College Bound

March 25, 2017

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Latest Happenings

Raleigh-Durham’s Sarah Gibbons Talks Photo Tips in Media

Sarah Gibbons, photography instructor at The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, a campus of South University, shared holiday photo tips.

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Raleigh-Durham Campus Hosts Luncheon for Veterans

The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, a campus of South University, recently welcomed local veterans to a special lunch at the school.

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Restaurant Legend Scott Howell to Deliver The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham’s Commencement Address, Friday, Dec. 16

Scott Howell, celebrated owner of famed Triangle restaurants Nana’s and NANASTEAK, will address graduates at the commencement ceremony of The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, a campus of South University, on Friday, Dec. , 16, at 2:30 p.m. at The Carolina Theater.

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Meet Our Alumni

  • Everado Ever Calamaco

    Everado "Ever" Calamaco

    Web Design & Interactive Media , 2014

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    Everado "Ever" Calamaco

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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 AiCollegeBound.com

* 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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