Next Wave for Art Institute of Atlanta Students
Fall 2023 Next Wave Information for Students Transferring from the Art Institute of Atlanta
While the Art institutes may be closing their doors, Clayton State University remains steadfast in its commitment to support you. It’s not too late to apply for Fall 2023!
Students can catch the Next Wave and begin taking classes at Clayton State starting October 11.
Whatever your situation, Clayton State has an academic program for you and all the resources you need to begin the application process.
3 Simple Steps
Apply for Admissions
Send Final Transcripts to Clayton State
You may mail or deliver your transcripts to:
Office of Recruitment and Admissions
Edgewater Hall, Suite 150
2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
Complete 2023 - 2024 FAFSA
Clayton State is offering up to $500 for new students who start with Fall 2023 Next Wave!
Register for a minimum of two classes,
and up to $500* could be applied to the cost of your second class.
Recommended Clayton State majors for former AIA students
|AIA Major||Recommended Clayton State major|
|Audio Production, B.A.||Film Production, Communication and Media Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Digital Filmmaking and Video Production, A.A. or B.F.A.||Film Production, Stage and Screen, Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Digital Photography, A.A. or B.F.A.||Communication and Media Studies, Film Production, Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Fashion Marketing & Management, B.A.||Interdisciplinary Studies (minor in Marketing)|
|Game Art and Design, B.F.A.||Computer Science (Game Design Concentration), Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Graphic & Web Design, A.A. or B.A.||Communication and Media Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Illustration & Design, B.F.A.||Interdisciplinary Studies (minor in Art)|
|Media Arts & Animation, B.F.A.||Film Production, Communication and Media Studies|
|Certificate or Diploma Students||Georgia Film Academy|
Financial Aid Options
Whether you're a part-time or full-time student, we're here to support your college journey. Explore a range of scholarships, grants, loans, and Work-Study opportunities designed to make higher education accessible. Remember to include our school code on your FAFSA application, allowing CSU to review your account and determine your financial aid eligibility. Take the first step now by visiting www.studentaid.gov (School Code: 008976) to update your school preferences today!
Looking for the 2023 - 2024 FAFSA? Apply online
Clayton State's Federal School Code: 008976
Email us at email@example.com or call us at (678) 466-4115. For additional support regarding the admissions process, reach out to your admissions counselor.
*Students are eligible for up to $500 toward their account balance if they:
- are a new undergraduate student (students who have never enrolled at the freshman level or above at Clayton State)
- enroll in at least two Clayton State Second Session courses (not eCore) for a minimum of six (6) credit hours for Fall 2023
- have a balance after scholarships and grants have been applied
Please note: Students are responsible for any remaining balance after scholarships, grants, and the $500 award have been applied. Students whose balance is less than $500 after scholarships and grants have been applied will not be refunded the remaining difference of the $500 award.