Art Institute of Washington, The
1820 N. Fort Myer Dr. Ames Building Arlington VA 22209-1802 United States (T) +(1) 877 303-3771 (F) +(1) 703 358-9759 Web Address: http://www.aiw.artinstitutes.edu
Main Program Contact:
Sara Cruley Director of Admissions (T) +(1) 703 358-9550 (F) +(1) 703 358-9759
Degree Categories: BA/BS/BFA, MA/MS/MFA
Program Categories: Character Animation, Experimental Animation, Computer Animation/Digital Art, Graphic Design, Multimedia/Games, Web Graphics/Design, Web Animation
Public or Private Institution: public
Program Description: The Art Institute of Washington is a private college of creative professional studies. We prepare students for careers in design, media arts and culinary arts by providing an educational environment, with attention to changing technologies and other requirements of the global marketplace. Our success is measured by our ability to: Provide a curriculum that integrates conceptual and analytical skills; offer education by qualified professionals; and prepare students for career entry, placement and growth in their respective fields.
The Art Institute of Washington is accredited as a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097, telephone 404.679.4501) to award the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree and the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree. Approved by the Commonwealth of Virginia to award A.A. and B.F.A.
MEDIA ARTS & ANIMATION FACILITIES:
Opened in January of 2000, the facility includes a library with 2,500 volumes; art and critique studios, figure and still-life drawing studios, computer labs, Internet lab, and an in school service bureau. The program