The Art Institute Of Tampa

The Art Institute of Tampa is one of The Arts Institutes, a system of 33 educational institutions located across North America. The Art Institutes provide programs in design, media arts, culinary arts, fashion, and fine and performing arts.

The Art Institute of Tampa offers associate's degree programs in Culinary Arts, Graphic Design, and Interactive Media Design, and bachelor's degree programs in Advertising, Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, Interactive Media Design, Interior Design, and Media Arts & Animation. The Art Institute of Tampa, as a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, phone: 404-679-4501) to award the bachelor of fine arts and associate of art degrees.

The Art Institute of Tampa's central location affords our students the opportunity to work for major corporations, hear speakers of international acclaim, volunteer for civic organizations, and enjoy all the culture and excitement a large city has to offer. Major league spor... [ Read All ]


United States

4401 North Himes Avenue, Suite 150
Phone: 866-703-3277
Fax: 813-873-2171
Website: http://www.artinstitutes.

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Location and Getting there

Directions and Accommodations

Tampa Bay is served by one of the world’s most highly regarded airports, Tampa International. Long recognized as “America’s Favorite Airport,” Tampa International is one of the most efficiently designed airports in the world. Conde Nast Traveler magazine has rated Tampa International Airport the best airport in the United States and the third best in the world. Centrally located, Tampa International Airport is just seven miles west of downtown, a few minutes from the campus of The Art Institute of Tampa.

Directions from Tampa International Airport (6.6 miles)

Take the SR-616 E/ SPRUCE ST ramp.
Merge onto FL-589 South.
Turn left onto North Dale Mabry Highway/ FL-600/ US-92.
Turn right onto West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard/ FL-574.
Turn left onto North Himes Avenue.

The Art Institute of Tampa is located at:
4511 North Himes Avenue.
Tampa, Florida 33614  

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Information For  Undergraduates

Our programs are designed to not only to help you develop your creativity, but to make you marketable to employers when you graduate. Each of our academic departments host guest speakers, supervise classes, and keep students informed of opportunities to work with professionals in the industry. Students are encouraged to enter their work in competitions, volunteer their time to complete extra-curricular projects related to their field of study, and to network and learn by attending seminars and workshops.

At The Art Institute of Tampa, your education is relevant, practical, and hands-on. Professionals and prominent employers who are leaders in their industry design the coursework in each program of study. They keep us apprised as to the range of skills that they look for in prospective employees. Class sizes are kept small enough to allow for individual attention, and academic advisors work with students one-on-one to help them stay on track. Many of our award-winning faculty are also working outside of the classroom in their industry, so you will learn what's happening out here.

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Student Facilities

The Art Institute of Tampa offers each student easy access to the technology, tools, and facilities needed to complete projects in all disciplines. Here, students can produce quality work in an environment that’s appropriate for their chosen career paths.  

Student Life

Student life is an integral part of The Art Institute of Tampa experience. And the school gives you the opportunity to develop friendships that last a lifetime. On campus, you will interact with students, faculty, and staff each day. You can choose to participate in leisure activities and campus-organized events.

The Office of Student Affairs sponsors a variety of events, including intramural sports, dances, parties, special meals, “lunch and learn” sessions, and off-campus trips. Making friends and discovering shared interests with a wide variety of people are just some of the life-long benefits of your school experience. Student Affairs plays a critical leadership role in offering quality services and learning opportunities that help participating students realize their educational and professional goals.

Some students arrive with previous experience in their program fields. Others arrive with only a desire to learn. They come from private, public, and home schools. At The Art Institute of Tampa, every student with a passion for creativity and self-expression can find a new place to call home.

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How To Apply

All applicants to The Art Institute of Tampa must demonstrate proof of high school graduation or its equivalent prior to receiving final acceptance. Official or unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable. Official transcripts must be mailed or delivered in a sealed envelope or can be faxed directly to The Art Institute of Tampa from the school attended. All transcripts or copies of transcripts must show grades for all years of high school attended, date of graduation, and grade point average. Documentation of high school equivalency requirements or GED must show scores that prove satisfactory completion. An applicant still attending high school will be considered for early acceptance, contingent upon proof of graduation.  

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