The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, One West Court Square, Suite 110, Decatur, GA 30030, 1.866.856.6203, www.artinstitutes.edu/decatur
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 12, 2007
Jacquelyn P. Muller
The Art Institute of Atlanta Opens Satellite Campus in Decatur
Classes start at The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur on January 7
ATLANTA (GA) - The Art Institute of Atlanta announces the opening of its first satellite location.
The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur opens its doors for classes on January 7 at One West Court
Square in Decatur, GA. Applications are now being accepted.
“We’re very proud to be opening this location and to be a part of a community like Decatur, which
so obviously cares about and promotes the arts,” said President Janet S. Day. “We chose Decatur for
a number of reasons, including the number of inquiries we receive from this part of Metro Atlanta
who find the Sandy Springs location too far away for them. I think it also gives us the chance to reach
out to potential students in Newton and Rockdale Counties, as well as part of Gwinnett. And with
the wonderful support of the arts on the part of the Decatur community and the warm welcome we
have received in response to our preliminary fact-finding efforts, we knew we would be very much at
Initially, The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur will offer bachelor’s degree programs in advertising,
fashion & retail management, graphic design, interior design, media arts & animation, and Web
design & interactive media. Associate degree programs will be offered in graphic design, and Web
design & interactive media. Diplomas will be awarded in advertising design, digital design, residential
interiors, and Web design.
All required classes for these programs, including general education, will be available at the Decatur
campus. Students whose programs are offered only at the Atl