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 freshmen who graduate within six years of starting their studies. The current rate for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago is 63 percent. This information does not include transfer, exchange, or special certificate students for whom the graduation rate is higher.

Graduation Rate
  Males 54%
  Female 65%
  American Indian or Alaska Native 67%
  Asian 73%
  Black or African American 40%
  Hispanic/Latino 46%
  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
  White 62%
  Two or more races 20%
  Race/ethnicity unknown 25%
  Nonresident alien 83%
Financial Aid
  Pell Grant Recipients 60%
  Federal Stafford Loan Recipients 60%
  Students who did not receive a Pell Grant or Loan 67%

* The institution enrolled too few of such students to so disclose this information with confidentiality.