Graduates earn 246 degrees, certificates from The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago


About 61 percent of the 246 degrees and certificates handed out by the The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago in 2016-17 were to students in Visual and Performing Arts programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private for-profit institution in Chicago conferred 140 bachelor's degrees and 10 associate's degrees in Visual and Performing Arts programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Fashion Merchandising. Data shows the school gave out 36 bachelor's degrees in Fashion Merchandising, followed by 31 bachelor's degrees in Graphic Design and 22 bachelor's degrees in Interior Design.

The institute enrolled 970 students for 2016-17, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Graphic Design
31
10
-
41
Interior Design
22
-
-
22
Fashion/Apparel Design
19
-
-
19
Intermedia/Multimedia
14
-
-
14
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
14
-
-
14
Game and Interactive Media Design
12
-
-
12
Commercial Photography
10
-
-
10
Commercial and Advertising Art
9
-
-
9
Illustration
9
-
-
9
Visual and Performing Arts total
140
10
-
150
61
Fashion Merchandising
36
8
-
44
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
36
8
-
44
17.9
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
-
18
-
18
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
12
6
-
18
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
-
-
6
6
Personal and Culinary Services total
12
24
6
42
17.1
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
10
-
-
10
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
10
-
-
10
4.1

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