The Art Institute of Virginia Beach

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The Art Institute of Atlanta is a higher education institution that educates professionals in the creative arts. We provide a student-centered learning environment focused on developing critical thinking and creative strategies consistent with evolving technologies and the global marketplace. AI Atlanta utilizes a set of related institutional priorities to guide the Board and administration in achieving its mission. The institutional priorities are as follows: •Academic Excellence: AI Atlanta will deliver quality educational programs across varied formats that achieve industry-relevant student learning outcomes, and which are founded on exceptional instruction. •Student Success: AI Atlanta will provide a supportive and student-centered experience leading to student success and degree completion. •Institutional Growth and Fiscal Stability: AI Atlanta will implement processes and practices designed to stimulate revenue and enrollment and ensure long-term viability of the institution. •Community Engagement: AI Atlanta will collaborate with industry professionals and the community at large to create meaningful partnerships and opportunities.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$19,354

Out of state

$19,354
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
94%
Did not receive aid
6%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 61.0% $6,309
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 94.0% $3,411
Loans 78.0% $7,857

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
  • Culinary Arts/Chef Training
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
  • Fashion Merchandising
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Fashion Merchandising
      • A program that prepares individuals to promote product lines/brands, and organize promotional campaigns, at the wholesale level to attract retailer interest, wholesale purchasing, and supply contracts. Includes instruction in wholesaling, wholesale advertising, selling, and customer relations. See other colleges that offer this major
  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, graphics applications, and other authoring tools to the design, editing, and publishing (launching) of documents, images, graphics, sound, and multimedia products on the World Wide Web. Includes instruction in Internet theory, web page standards and policies, elements of web page design, user interfaces, vector tools, special effects, interactive and multimedia components, search engines, navigation, morphing, e-commerce tools, and emerging web technologies. See other colleges that offer this major
  • CULINARY, ENTERTAINMENT, AND PERSONAL SERVICES
    • Culinary Arts/Chef Training
      • A program that prepares individuals to provide professional chef and related cooking services in restaurants and other commercial food establishments. Includes instruction in recipe and menu planning, preparing and cooking of foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, the management of food supplies and kitchen resources, aesthetics of food presentation, and familiarity or mastery of a wide variety of cuisines and culinary techniques. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
      • A program that prepares individuals to plan, supervise, and manage food and beverage preparation and service operations, restaurant facilities, and catering services. Includes instruction in food/beverage industry operations, cost control, purchasing and storage, business administration, logistics, personnel management, culinary arts, restaurant and menu planning, executive chef functions, event planning and management, health and safety, insurance, and applicable law and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
    • Commercial Photography
      • A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences, and recording events and people, via digital, film, still and video photography. Includes instruction in specialized camera and equipment operation and maintenance, applications to commercial and industrial needs, and photography business operations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Interior Design
      • A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to apply artistic principles and techniques to the professional planning, designing, equipping, and furnishing of residential and commercial interior spaces. Includes instruction in computer applications, drafting, and graphic techniques; principles of interior lighting, acoustics, systems integration, and color coordination; furniture and furnishings; textiles and their finishing; the history of interior design and period styles; basic structural design; building codes and inspection regulations; and applications to office, hotel, factory, restaurant and housing design. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Graphic Design
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Intermedia/Multimedia
      • A program that prepares individuals creatively and technically to express emotions, ideas, or inner visions in either two or three dimensions, through simultaneous use of a variety of materials and media. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
55%
Male Students
45%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Black49.78%
  2. Caucasian31.84%
  3. Hispanic/Latino8.97%
  4. Not Specified6.73%
  5. Asian1.79%
  6. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.9%
  7. Two Or More Ethnicities-0.01%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

344

Undergraduate students

344

Attendance breakdown

Full time
87%
Part time
13%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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