About: Graduation and Retention Rates
The information presented below is required by the Student Right-to-Know Act as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Institutions are required to disclose their graduation rate information for first-time freshman who graduate within six years of starting their studies. The current rate for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago is 66 percent. This information does not include transfer, exchange, or special certificate students for whom the graduation rate is much higher.
|American Indian or Alaska Native||50%|
|Black or African American||57%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||*|
|Two or more races||59%|
|Pell Grant Recipients||64%|
|Federal Family Education Stafford Loan Recipients||65%|
|Students who did not receive a Pell Grant or Loan||68%|
* the institution enrolled too few of such students to so disclose this information with confidentiality
The first-year retention rate of first-time, full-time bachelor’s degree-seeking
students entering the institution during the fall 2015 period as reported to IPEDS is 81 percent.