Important Dates and Deadlines

Merit Scholarship Deadline: March 1, 2021

All students are eligible to apply for a merit scholarship. Registration and merit scholarship applications are accepted and processed as space and funds allow. After this deadline, SAIC cannot guarantee funding will be available. Learn more about how to apply for a merit scholarship.

Need-Based Financial Aid Deadline: March 1, 2021

Registration and need-based financial aid applications are accepted and processed as space and funds allow. After this deadline, need-based financial aid will be reviewed on a case-by case basis—SAIC cannot guarantee funding will be available after this date. Learn more about how to apply for need-based financial aid. Note: Need-based financial aid is available to US residents only. International students may apply for a merit scholarship.

Payment Deadline is May 3, 2021 for all classes. 

You may complete your payment for your remaining tuition balance online at saic.edu/cspayment. You may also submit your payment by mailing a personal check or money order with the student's full name and ID in the reference section to:

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
SAIC Bursar's Office 
37 S. Wabash Ave., Suite 245
Chicago, IL 60603

For any financial questions, please contact Student Financial Services at 312.629.6600 or said.sfs@saic.edu.