The Art Institute of New York City

The Art Institute of New York City


A focused education from The Art Institute of New York City can help students turn their creative energy into a powerful tool that can make a difference in the world. Students are part of a collaborative and supportive community, where experienced instructors provide the guidance and skills needed to pursue a career in the creative economy.

The school's programs in the areas of design, fashion, and media arts give students the opportunity to learn by using professional-grade technology and build a portfolio of work to show potential employers after graduation.

Accreditation and Licensing

Academic Programs

No matter which course of study a student may choose, the professionals at The Art Institute of New York City will guide, support, and help each student as their talents evolve on their journey of personal and professional transformation. Students studying design learn to fine-tune their visual thinking and problem-solving skills, as they create everything from logos to TV ads. Programs in the area of media arts focus on utilizing technology to deliver information and entertainment, while students studying fashion learn to design clothes for the runway or run a retail shop.

The Art Institute of New York City offers an Associate of Applied Science degree program in Fashion Design; an Associate of Applied Science degree program in Graphic Design; and an Associate of Occupational Studies degree program in Web Design & Interactive Media.


The Art Institute of New York City is located in the SoHo/Tribeca district of New York City. Manhattan is a hub of contemporary style, and New York City provides a wealth of opportunities for students to explore their creative side. Broadway plays, art museums, music halls, and professional sports teams are just some of the many entertainment options available to students who make The Big Apple their home.

Location & Contact

The Art Institute of New York City
218-232 W 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
United States
PHONE: or 1.800.654.2433
FAX: 1.212.966.0706


Graphic Design Associate of Applied Science
Media Arts
Web Design & Interactive Media Associate of Occupational Studies
Fashion Design Associate of Applied Science
Program availability and degree offerings are subject to change.

Academic Facilities

The Art Institute of New York City provides a learning environment with professional-grade technology applicable to each student's course of study. Students have the opportunity to build a portfolio of work that shows potential employers that they are trained to use the software, hardware, or equipment utilized within the industry. Depending upon the course of study, students are immersed in a creative environment—from classrooms to computer labs to studios—focused on relevant, hands-on education designed to prepare them for the real world. 


Actual tuition and housing costs will vary depending on program, number of credits enrolled, and living arrangements. Prospective students should contact a Student Financial Services professional at the school for details.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Students who require financial assistance should first complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at and meet with a financial aid officer. Students may also apply for a number of scholarships focusing on their specific areas of career interest.


Faculty members are hands-on creative professionals with proven experience as business leaders and innovators, hosting a learning environment similar to the career world students will face after graduation. Part instructor, part mentor, their mission is to help develop and transform creative potential into marketable skills. Credentials and experience levels vary by faculty and instructors.

Admission Requirements

Prospective students should refer to the current academic catalog for full details regarding admission requirements and process. 

Application and Information

To obtain an application, make arrangements for an interview, or tour the school, prospective students should contact:

The Art Institute of New York City
218-232 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
PHONE: or 1.800.654.2433
FAX:  1.212.966.0706

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The Art Institute of New York City 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. 218-232 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018  ©2014 The Art Institutes International LLC. Our email address is




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