The Art Institute of Philadelphia, founded in 1971, is one of The Art Institutes
a system of over 50 locations throughout North America, providing an important source
of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.
Programs currently offered at The Art Institute of Philadelphia include Bachelor
of Science degree programs in Advertising, Audio Production, Culinary Management,
Digital Filmmaking & Video Production, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Game Art
& Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design Technology, Interior Design, Media Arts
and Animation, Photography, Visual Effects & Motion Graphics, and Web Design & Interactive
Media. Associate of Science degrees are offered in Culinary Arts, Digital Filmmaking
& Video Production, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design, Interior
Design, Photography, Visual Merchandising, and Web Design & Interactive Media. Diploma
programs are offered in Baking & Pastry, Culinary Arts, Fashion Retailing and Web
Design and Development.
The Art Institute of Philadelphia
Main Building, 1622 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
1610 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
2300 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
1530 Chestnut Street (academic facilities and student housing)
1346 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 (student housing)
As of fall 2012, approximately 2,820 culturally diverse students from across the
country and over 27 countries.
The 107 full-time faculty members are supplemented by more than 70 part-time faculty
members and adjunct instructors who are practicing professionals in their designated
196 staff and administrators
Accreditation and Licensing
For information about accreditation and licensing please visit our accreditation page.
MANNA, American Red Cross, The United Way, The Salvation Army, Philadelphia Art
Museum, Epilepsy Foundation, Girl Scouts of America, Philadelphia Flower Show, International
Visitors Council of Philadelphia, City Year of Philadelphia
Of all 2009 graduates of The Art Institute of Philadelphia available for employment,
87.6% were working in a field related to their program of study within six months
of graduation, at an average starting salary of $26,704. In the past, our graduates
have been employed by companies like QVC, Comcast, KYW-TV 3, ARAMARK Corporation,
Lockheed Martin, Jones New York, and Macy's.