The Art Institute of Las Vegas The Art Institute of Las Vegas

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The Art Institute of Las Vegas

The Art Institute of Las Vegas is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over fifty schools throughout North America dedicated to providing hands-on education in the creative and applied arts. The school offers bachelor's and associate degree programs as well as non-degree programs for students interested in pursuing career opportunities in creative fields like design, media arts, fashion, and culinary. Las Vegas is more than just casinos and nightclubs, bright lights, and stage shows. Las Vegas is one of the fastest growing cities in the country, offering eclectic museums, a great outdoors scene, and, of course, a huge selection of entertainment.

Design Degree Level
Advertising Bachelor of Science
Drafting Technology & Design Associate of Science
Graphic Design Bachelor of Science
Interior Design Bachelor of Arts
Media Arts Degree Level
Audio Production Bachelor of Science
Digital Filmmaking & Video Production Bachelor of Science
Digital Image Management Diploma
Digital Photography Bachelor of Science/Associate of Science
Game Art & Design Bachelor of Science
Media Arts & Animation Bachelor of Science
Visual Effects & Motion Graphics Bachelor of Science
Web Design & Development Diploma
Web Design & Interactive Communications Diploma
Web Design & Interactive Media Bachelor of Science
Fashion Degree Level
Fashion Marketing & Management Bachelor of Science
Fashion Retailing Diploma
Culinary Degree Level
Baking & Pastry Associate of Science/Diploma
Culinary Arts Associate of Science/Diploma
Culinary Management Bachelor of Science
Food & Beverage Management Bachelor of Science

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effectsx  
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operationsx  
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef x 
Cinematography and Film/Video Productionx  
Culinary Arts/Chef Training x 
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General x 
Graphic Designx  
Interior Designx  
Recording Arts Technology/Technicianx  
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Managerx  
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Designx  

Academic Life

A focused education from an Art Institutes school can help students evolve from the creative thinkers they are into the creative professionals they want to be. Students are part of a collaborative, supportive community, where experienced instructors provide the guidance and skills to pursue a career in the creative economy.

In addition, Academic Advisors help students choose a field to study, schedule classes, and discuss academic progress. Our Career Services staff work with students to prepare for their future, including job searches, interviewing skills, resume writing, and networking, all designed to help them secure entry-level jobs in their chosen fields.

Facilities and Resources

The Art Institute of Las Vegas 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 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 students for the real world.

Financial Aid / Tuition

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.


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

Accreditation & Licensing

The Art Institute of Las Vegas is a branch of The Art Institute of Phoenix located in Phoenix, Arizona. The Art Institute of Las Vegas is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas, associate degrees, and bachelor's degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS can be contacted at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002; phone: 202-336-6780.

The Bachelor of Arts in interior design degree program is accredited by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). NKBA can be contacted at 687 Willow Grove Street, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840; phone: 800-THE-NKBA;

The Interior Design program leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation,, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503.

The Associate of Science in Baking & Pastry, Associate of Science in Culinary Arts, and Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Management programs are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

The Art Institute of Las Vegas is licensed to operate by the Commission on Postsecondary Education; 3663 East Sunset Road, Suite 202, Las Vegas, Nevada 89120; phone: 702-486-7330.

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