The American Academy of Art is committed to working with you to help you reach your goal of becoming a professional artist in a career you enjoy.

To assist students, 94% of Academy students typically receives financial aid to manage their cost of education.

As you apply for all of the types of financial aid available and scholarship opportunities, you may contact the Academy’s Financial Aid staff with any questions you or your family may have.

We are available to guide you in your application for financial aid.  Call the Financial Aid Department for assistance at (312) 461-0600.

The Academy participates in federal and the state of Illinois financial aid programs as well as payment plans and flexible education loans that include deferred payments of interest and principle until after graduation.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees


Effective as of May 1, 2017

Bachelor Degree Program

Tuition per Semester



Application Fee



Administrative Fee



Credit Hours per Semester



Number of Credit Hours in Program



Number of Semesters - Full Time






for the 2017-18 academic year.
Remember to use American Academy of Art’s FAFSA Code: 001628

The American Academy of Art is committed to providing the skills and education you need to be successful artist in your chosen field. 

Financial aid is made available to those who qualify.


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