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#577 Overall Influence #638 Desirability Rank

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Independent school of art and design

From Wikipedia

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago is a private university associated with the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Tracing its history to an art students' cooperative founded in 1866, which grew into the museum and school, SAIC has been accredited since 1936 by the Higher Learning Commission, by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design since 1944 , and by the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design since the associations founding in 1991. Additionally it is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. In a 2002 survey conducted by Columbia University's National Arts Journalism Program, SAIC was named the “most influential art school” in the United States.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

6,530

Acceptance

78%

Graduation Rate

68%

Median SAT Score

1240

Median ACT Score

25

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$49,841

Fees (in-state)

$960

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$38,617
30K - 48K$40,684
48K - 75K$41,809
75K - 110K$47,467
110K+$49,700

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$40,800

Employed

82%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

4K

Under-Grads

3K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

36 S Wabash, Chicago IL 60603

What is School of the Art Institute of Chicago known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#690 World Rank
Engineering
#815 World Rank
Education
#479 World Rank
History
#1498 World Rank
Medical

Other areas of influence

#251 World Rank
Literature
#319 World Rank
Communications
#615 World Rank
Business
#713 World Rank
Philosophy
#865 World Rank
Anthropology
#1019 World Rank
Mathematics
#1062 World Rank
Computer Science
#1091 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1131 World Rank
Sociology
#1138 World Rank
Social Work
#1352 World Rank
Political Science
#1414 World Rank
Law
#1458 World Rank
Psychology
#1671 World Rank
Biology
#2056 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#2594 World Rank
Physics
#2748 World Rank
Religious Studies
#3763 World Rank
Economics
#4255 World Rank
Nursing
#4574 World Rank
Chemistry

Influential People

Who are School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Most influential alumni?

School of the Art Institute of Chicago 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Communications, and History

Eckhard Gerdes

American writer

Charles Umlauf

Charles Umlauf

American artist

Jeffrey Gibson

Jeffrey Gibson

Choctaw-Cherokee painter and sculptor

Charles Banks Wilson

Charles Banks Wilson

American artist

John Churchill Chase

Cartoonist

Betty Bumpers

Betty Bumpers

American activist

Haddon Sundblom

American artist

Dorothy Dunn

Dorothy Dunn

European-American art instructor at the Santa Fe Indian School

Will McBride

Will McBride

American photographer

Gladys Nilsson

American artist

Ivan Albright

Painter and artist

Margaret Brundage

Margaret Brundage

American artist