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MEDIA CONTACTS:
Kim Resnik, 770.689.4892, kresnik@aii.edu or Marcia Gomez, 305.428.5676, magomez@aii.edu

PRESIDENT
Mike DePrisco

ABOUT THE ART INSTITUTE OF Philadelphia
   The Art Institute of Philadelphia is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of over 45
     education institutions located throughout North America.
   The Art Institutes provide programs in design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts.
   The Art Institute of Philadelphia, founded in 1971, is celebrating 40 years of educational excellence.
   The main building at 1622 Chestnut Street offers approximately 80,000 square feet of classroom,
     computer lab, library, and office space, as well as two galleries.
   In addition, The Art Institute occupies 33,000 square feet at 2300 Market Street, including a student-run
     restaurant open to the public, with an additional 40,000 square foot facility for technology classrooms at
     1610 Chestnut Street.
   The Art Institute of Philadelphia serves 3,529 culturally diverse students (as of fall 2010).

PROGRAM OFFERINGS
    ADVERTISING – Bachelor of Science (BS)
    AUDIO PRODUCTION – Bachelor of Science (BS)
    BAKING & PASTRY – Diploma (D)
    CULINARY ARTS – Associate of Science (AS), Diploma (D)
    CULINARY MANAGEMENT – Bachelor of Science (BS)
    DIGITAL FILMMAKING & VIDEO PRODUCTION – Bachelor of Science (BS), Associate of Science (AS)
    DIGITAL IMAGE MANAGEMENT – Diploma (D)
    FASHION DESIGN – Bachelor of Science (BS), Associate of Science (AS)
    FASHION MARKETING – Bachelor of Science (BS), Associate of Science (AS)
    FASHION RETAILING – Diploma (D)
    GRAPHIC DESIGN – Bachelor of Science (BS), Associate of Science (AS)
    INDUSTRIAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGY – Bachelor of Science (BS)
    INTERIOR DESIGN – Bachelor of Science (BS), Associate of Science (AS)
    MEDIA ARTS & ANIMATION – Bachelor of Science (BS)
    PHOTOGRAPHY – Bachelor of Science (BS), Associate of Science (AS)
    VISUAL EFFECTS & MOTION GRAPHICS – Bachelor of Science (BS)
    VISUAL MERCHANDISING – Associate of Science (AS)
    WEB DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT – Diploma (D)
    WEB DESIGN & INTERACTIVE COMMUNICATIONS – Diploma (D)
    WEB DESIGN & INTERACTIVE MEDIA – Bachelor of Science (BS), Associate of Science (AS)

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION
The Art Institute of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to
award diplomas, associate's degrees, and bachelor's degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges
and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education
and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS can be contacted at 750 First Street
NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002. Telephone: 1.202.336.6780.

The Art Institute of Philadelphia is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher
Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 1.267.284.5000. Candidate status was granted in
November 2007. Candidate for Accreditation is a status of affiliation with a regional accrediting commission which
indicates that an institution has achieved recognition and is progressing toward, but is not assured of,
accreditation. It has provided evidence of sound planning, seems to have the resources to implement the plans,
and appears to have the potential for obtaining its goals within a reasonable time.

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Programmatic Accreditation
The Associate of Science in Culinary Arts degree program is accredited by The Accrediting Commission of the
American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. The Bachelor of Science in Interior Design degree program
is accredited by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). NKBA can be contacted at 687 Willow Grove
Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840, 1-800-THE-NKBA, www.nkba.org. The Interior Design program leading to the
Bachelor of Science degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, www.accredit-id.org,
206 Grandville Ave., Ste. 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. The Art Institute is approved for the training of veterans
and eligible veterans’ dependents, and authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant, alien students.

STATE LICENSING
The Art Institute of Philadelphia is authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to confer the
Associate of Science degree, the Bachelor of Science degree, and the diploma. The Department of Education
can be reached by writing to: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Education Office of Postsecondary
and Higher Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126 or by calling 717-783-6788.

LOCATION
The Art Institute of Philadelphia
1622 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19103
Phone: 800.275.2474

WEBSITE
www.artinstitutes.edu/philadelphia


See aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs,median debt, federal salary data, alumni
success, and other important info.




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