The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Tackles Affordability with Art Grant Program

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Pittsburgh college invests in students with tuition grant up to 20%

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Rewarding dedicated students financially through The Art Grant is a significant encouragement for students to complete their degrees while reducing the cost of education. George W. Sebolt, President

As The Art Institute of Pittsburgh continues to tackle affordability, the college has announced an innovative new program that invests in students and helps to reduce student debt, encourages smart borrowing, and improves the affordability of higher education. The Art Grant gives students the opportunity to earn and apply grant money toward their tuition—rewarding them for successfully completing course credits and progressing toward graduation.

Degree-seeking students can earn grant funding for every 12 course credits earned while maintaining continuous enrollment status, regardless of their program of study. An eligible associate degree student may earn up to 15 percent of their tuition in grant funding over the course of their studies and an eligible bachelor’s degree student may earn up to 20 percent. For a student enrolled in a bachelor's degree program at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, the opportunity for savings equates to up to $17,532 in tuition grant funding over the course of their studies. Students must meet all conditions to qualify.

“We continue to do everything possible to make education accessible and more affordable than ever," said The Art Institute of Pittsburgh President George W. Sebolt. "Rewarding dedicated students financially through The Art Grant is a significant encouragement for students to complete their degrees while reducing the cost of obtaining a higher education.”

For more information about The Art Grant, please visit http://www.AiArtGrant.com.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is located at 420 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 and has been part of the Downtown Pittsburgh community for more than 93 years. The college offers bachelor's, associate's and certificate programs in the areas of Design, Fashion, Culinary and Media Arts that prepare students for academic success. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

The vast majority of graduates fulfill the college's mission by going to work for national brands, apparel companies, sports organizations, film, animation and special effects studios, news organizations, retailers, resorts, restaurants, architects, health care organizations, academic institutions and entertainment and creative agencies in the Pittsburgh region and throughout the United States.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh ©2014 The Art Institutes International LLC. Our email address is csprogramadmin(at)edmc(dot)edu.

  • Figures based on tuition as of July 2014.

Students must read and sign a Memorandum of Understanding regarding The Art Grant, which sets forth eligibility requirements and other conditions, before any grant is awarded.

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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