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The Art Institute of Houston

4140 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77027   |    1.713.623.2040

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Pursue your creative education in a city with a rich cultural and historical heritage

Pursue your creative education in a city with a rich cultural and historical heritage

For nearly 50 years, The Art Institute of Houston has provided creative educations in this thriving city. Here, students have the opportunity to challenge their creativity in a region known for its strong business community and commitment to the arts.

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Areas of Study offered at The Art Institute of Houston

Our degree programs in the areas of Design, Media Arts, Fashion, and Culinary help you focus your talents and explore what you’re passionate about. In our collaborative environment, our instructors will guide and mentor you as we help you build the skills you need to start your creative career.

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Visit our school: Schedule an appointment

There’s nothing like seeing our creative community for yourself. Meet our faculty, learn more about the technology you’ll use, and get acquainted with our support staff, including Career Services. You can either attend Open House or arrange for a personal tour.


We’re here to guide you step-by-step through the process.

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We realize you have questions (that’s good) because your education is a major investment. We’ll talk about your interests, and what program is a good fit for you. And our Financial Aid staff can help you review your options, including merit- and need-based scholarships, and will help you navigate the process. Contact us to get moving on your tomorrow.

Courses Restaurant
Courses Restaurant

Courses Restaurant

Our facility includes Courses Restaurant, where diners may enjoy meals prepared by aspiring chefs under the direction of chef instructors. This hands-on experience plays an important role in the development of future culinary leaders. Our students gain this valuable experience through the helpfulness of our friends in the community.

The restaurant serves both lunch and dinner. We are also able to provide service for meetings and special events of up to 45 people.

Alcoholic beverages may not be brought to the restaurant, and alcohol is not served with meals.

Please call 713.353.3644 or e-mail Chef Stephen Griffin at, if you would like to be included in our weekly e-mail broadcast describing upcoming dinner menus. We look forward to seeing you at Courses!

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Alumni success stories

Get inspired by the stories of our alumni and the opportunities that exist for creative people like you. Learn about their careers and insights about their education from Art Institutes schools across the country.

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