About

You've always had that "special something" that sets you apart from your peers. You have an eye for design, a passion for style, and a unique perspective that puts you one step ahead. We can give you the training and definition you need to turn your artistic flair into a rewarding career. At The Art Institute of Charlotte, you're more than your portfolio. You’re a dynamic individual who we endeavor to support every step of the way, from admissions to graduation.

The diverse and flexible programs offered at The Art Institute of Charlotte are designed to prepare you for careers in design, technology, business, and hospitality-related fields, and provide you with a solid foundation that will help you pursue entry-level positions in your chosen field. At The Art Institute of Charlotte, our faculty is comprised of industry professionals, most of whom work in the fields they instruct. We offer a wide variety of programs, ranging from diplomas to Associates and Bachelors degrees, with day and evening programs available.

The Art Institute of Charlotte takes a unique approach. We’re focused on helping you develop your skills, as well as working with you:

  • Our educational process is tailored to develop employable skills while fostering professional attitudes, preparing graduates to pursue a creative career their chosen fields 
  • Our Career Services Department works with students throughout their educational programs, by generating job leads and working with employers to market our graduates and their capabilities
  • Our admissions process is individually-focused. We help you assess your career possibilities as well as assist you in selecting a program that’s right for your skills and interests.

The Art Institute of Charlotte is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Art Institute of Charlotte Three LakePointe Plaza, 2110 Water Ridge Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28217-4536 © 2015 The Art Institutes. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@aii.edu.

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Accreditation and Licensing

Like most new students, you have questions about financing your education. There is financial aid information and staff who'll help you sort it all out. Find out how to get started and what's available for those who qualify.
The Art Institute of Charlotte has plenty of learning options that can work for you!