Statement of Accreditation Status

Art Institute of Philadelphia, The

  • Phase: Formerly Accredited
  • Status: Institutional Closure
  • Candidacy Granted: January 1, 2007
  • Accreditation Granted: June 28, 2012
  • Accreditation Ceased: December 29, 2018
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is unable to confirm the status of the teach-out plan for The Art Institute of Philadelphia, which closed on December 28, 2018. The Commission continues to request information from the court appointed federal equity receiver in an effort to provide useful information for the benefit of students impacted by the closure of the institution. Until that information is received, the Commission directs constituents to the federal equity receiver and any information that may be available online: Please note that the Commission has been unable to confirm the accuracy of information posted at the Closed School Information Page. Other online resources include: (1) and (2) To note that accreditation ceased on December 28, 2018. As of December 29, 2018, The Art Institute of Philadelphia is no longer accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (267-284-5011) For more information, please see the Commission's Teach-Out Plans and Agreements Policy and Procedures.

Contact Information

1622 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 567-7080