Art Institutes Loan Forgiveness

For Federal Student Loans

As you may have heard, the parent company of the Art Institutes was recently ordered to forgive some $100 Million in student loans. There are varying circumstances around the loan forgiveness, so not all students are eligible. However, even if you do not qualify for forgiveness due to the lawsuit, there are several Obama student loan forgiveness programs available that you may qualify for. To see if you qualify, and learn what steps to take next, give us a call at (877) 618-6057.

Timeline of Events


The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Is Founded


The Art Institutes system is established when Education Management Corporation buys The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.


The Art Institutes expand by acquiring other art colleges, growing to around 20 campuses.


The Art Institutes jumps from 30 locations in 2006 to 50 locations.


The Art Institutes parent company EDMC is investigated and sued by the United States Department of Justice for illegal recruitment practices and the fraudulent receipt of 11 Billion of federal financial aid. The Department of Justice claimed The Art Institutes “created a ‘boiler room’ style sales culture and has made recruiting the sole focus of its compensation system.”


The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Is Founded


A lawsuit is filed by a former employee, alleging that the company had provided the Department of Education with falsified information in order to make more students eligible to take out loans.


EDMC announced the closure of 15 Art Institute campuses, affecting 5,432 students.


In November, the Justice Department announced that EDMC will be required to pay around $95.5 Million to settle claims against them regarding illegal recruiting techniques and high-pressure tactics to enroll new students in the schools. The company is also required to forgive $102.9 million in student loans.

Loan Forgiveness

During the most recent lawsuit, the Art Institutes must pay $95.5 Million and forgive an additional $102.9 Million in Student Loans

If you attended the Art Institutes, regardless of when you attended, you may qualify for partial or even full loan forgiveness.

"I'm so glad I found this website! After attending the Art Institutes in Dallas, I wasn't able to find a job in my field and got stuck with over 30 grand in loans. Thankfully, I'm now paying $0/month and will have my loans forgiven at the end of the term! Thanks guys!"

− Carly Young, Dallas

"You guys are amazing to provide such wonderful service. Thank you so much!"

− Jeff Gemmell, Orange County

"My student loan payments went from $423 a month to $0 a month, and after 10 years of paying nothing they get forgiven. This is amazing! "

− Mark Levin, Wisconsin

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