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Even more affordable. Even more accessible. Even more invested.
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Art Institutes

HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

New institutional scholarships and grants for eligible students, designed to put your education within reach.
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COME TO OUR NEXT OPEN HOUSE, MAY 19.

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.

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Upcoming Events

Open House

May 19, 2018
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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

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FUNDING YOUR EDUCATION

At The Art Institutes, financial aid is available to those who qualify. We're here to help you understand everything you need to know to help fund your creative education. We're always working to make your education more affordable. In fact, this year, we've added three new institutional scholarship and grant opportunities to eligible students, including the chance to earn a tuition scholarship for up to 20% of the current tuition rate, up to $17,390.

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Latest Happenings

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Illinois State Representative Michelle Mussman and Local Non-Profits Discuss Design and Public Service with ILIS Students

The Illinois Institute of Art—Schaumburg hosted Illinois State Representative Michelle Mussman and three local non-for-profit organizations for an engaging discussion about design and public service, held in the audio studio on our campus.

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ARTimation18
ARTimation 2018: A Night Out at the Big Screen

ARTimation'18 was a successful event and screening for our campus community! Here are a few highlights from the night, as well as a list of "Best in Show" and "Honorable Mention" winners.

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Nathan Glynn Film & Production
ILIS Audio Production Alum Wins Grand Prize at Blizzcon

Nathan Glynn, BS in Audio Production, 2016, awarded Grand Prize for his work and collaboration on the design and audio production for a Starcraft mission level, presented at this year’s Blizzcon.

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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 under 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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State Agency Contact Information for Student Complaints

Students are encouraged to first attempt to resolve complaints using the general student complaint process outlined in the catalog. Complaints may be reported to The Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) through the online complaint system http://complaints.ibhe.org/ or by mail at 1 North Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377.

* 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. Online College Bound courses are not available to residents of the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Oregon.