The Art Institute of California – Orange County

3601 W Sunflower Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92704

About The Art Institute of California – Orange County

The Art Institute of California – Orange County is classified as a school of art, music, and design. A high number of the degrees offered (above 75%) are in one field or group of related fields. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,873
Student Age% Under 2564%
 % 25 and Over31%
 % Age Unknown5%
Attendance Type% Full-time70%
 % Part-time30%
Race/Ethnicity% White13.6%
 % Black1.5%
 % Asian5.2%
 % Latino11.1%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown68.3%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution type
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemQuarter

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted37%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled89%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesNeither required nor recommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationNeither required nor recommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$18,648
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,648
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid85%
 % Undergraduates with Loans84%
 % Undergraduates with Grants61%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,227
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,991
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,980
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,979
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,897
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,041

Neighborhood Data for the Santa Ana Area

Median Age28.7
Median Household Income$54,399
Total Population325,517
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.7% 49.3%
 Age 0-949.2%50.8%
 Age 10-1750.3%49.7%
 Age 18-2454.1%45.9%
 Age 25-2953.2%46.8%
 Age 30-3950.9%49.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White42.1%
 % Black1.2%
 % Asian10.1%
 % Latino78.7%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,991
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,980
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,179
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5006.3%6.8%0.9%
 $500 to $74911.4%5.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99946.4%33.5%6.8%
 Over $100035.9%54.0%89.2%
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