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Art Institutes

We're Going Non-profit*

The Art Institute of California—San Diego, a campus of Argosy University 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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Tour the school and learn about our programs. And ask questions. Lots of questions. There's no better way to really get a feeling for what we're all about.


NEW Bachelor’s Degree Program in Software Development for Creative Technologies

Learn to conceive and create unique software and programming solutions for arts and entertainment, gaming, film, leisure, and business, with an emphasis on a dynamic user experience.

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NEW Bachelor's Degree Program in Professional Writing for Creative Arts

Your first step toward a career in creating compelling stories and engaging content for an array of expanding fields—entertainment, gaming, social media, websites, advertising, business, and more.

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NEW Bachelor's Degree Program in Marketing & Entertainment Management

An innovative curriculum to help prepare you for a career in managing and promoting entertainment and informational events for cultural venues, corporations, creative organizations, and more.

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NEW Bachelor's Degree Program in Instructional Technology & Design

Make an impact where the future of education is taking shape: the digital realm. You can learn to create innovative experiences and effective strategies to engage, instruct, and train students of all ages.

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Upcoming Events

College Bound

April 7, 2018
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

High school juniors and seniors like you can flex your creative muscles and explore what it feels like to be challenged to go even further, work harder, and take the first step to doing what you love, for life.

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Open House

August 26, 2017
9:30 AM

In here, everything is different.
Because different is everything.

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Open House

September 16, 2017
9:30 AM

In here, everything is different.
Because different is everything.

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At The Art Institutes, financial aid is available to those who qualify. We’re here to help you understand what you need to know to fund your creative education. We want you to succeed, so we offer a number of financial aid options to assist you in meeting your financial needs.

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Latest Happenings

Game Jam Gaming & Technology
San Diego Game Jam 2017 is Coming to Campus

This August, Ai California—San Diego will host gaming professionals, students, and hobbyists as they work together to create unique and innovative games, all in under 48 hours.

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Francesca Rufo Culinary
2017 Alum Named Among Top 10 Best Young US Chefs

San Diego alum Francesca Rufo has been selected as a semi-finalist in the San Pellegrino Young Chef competition and will be one of 10 chefs competing for the number one spot in the US.

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Brian Malarkey Culinary
Celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey Visits San Diego Campus

Celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey stops by San Diego campus to speak with students and tour the school’s culinary facilities.

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Hands-on Workshops For Everyone

Get Creative

Try something new or develop your skills further. You can explore drawing, website development, photography and much, much more. Noncredit courses are immersive and focused.

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