The Art Institute of Las Vegas
2350 Corporate Circle
Henderson, NV 89074
(800) 833-2678
Accrediting Agency:
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

The Art Institute of Las Vegas was founded as the Interior Design Institute in 1983. Today, the private for-profit institution serves more than 1,200 students at its 45,000-square-foot campus near Las Vegas, Nev. Areas of study include design, media arts, fashion, and culinary arts.

Programs Offered

Students can choose to complete many of their courses in the online format through the Art Institute of Las Vegas’ distance learning platform. The online classes can be taken by students attending the campus, but many include students throughout the Art Institutes System. Most online courses are accelerated to 5 « weeks long but contain the same content and assignments as traditional classes. This allows students the opportunity to complete their degree quicker. Digital textbooks deliver the curriculum of the online programs, saving students money and providing an easier method of transporting study materials. Free tutoring services and online resources help distance learners succeed in the virtual environment. For additional information about online learning at the institute, click here.


The Art Institute of Las Vegas is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT). It is also accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.


To apply for admission to the Art Institute of Las Vegas, freshmen must submit a completed application and an essay. Included with the application should be a high school transcript; SAT, ACT, or COMPASS test scores; and an administrative fee of $150. Preference is given to applicants who have at least a 3.0 grade point average (GPA). Transfer students are required to participate in a personal interview in addition to submitting official transcripts from the colleges they’ve attended. International applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English as a foreign language and supply specific documentation related to financial and educational matters.

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