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Education Management Corporation (EDMC) is pleased to announce that the acquisition of its remaining schools by Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC is complete.

The transaction includes the faculty and staff of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (including The Art Institute of Pittsburgh – Online Division), The Art Institute of Philadelphia, The Art Institute of Colorado, The Art Institute of Michigan, The Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago and The Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg. This marks the completion of the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of South University, Argosy University, Western State College of Law and The Art Institutes.

About Education Management Corporation

Education Management Corporation is one of the largest providers of post-secondary education in the United States, based on student enrollment and revenue, with a total of 101 locations in 31 U.S. states. The company offers academic programs to students through campus-based and online instruction, or through a combination of both. The company is committed to offering quality academic programs and strives to improve the learning experience for its students. Its educational institutions offer students the opportunity to earn undergraduate and graduate degrees and certain specialized non-degree diplomas in a broad range of disciplines, including business, culinary, design, education, fashion, health sciences, information technology, legal, media arts, and psychology and behavioral sciences. Education Management Corporation, 210 Sixth Avenue 33rd Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15222 © 2017 Education Management Corporation. Our email address is

About the Dream Center Foundation

The Dream Center Foundation funds programs providing educational opportunity, emergency food and medical services, transitional housing for homeless families, youth and veterans as well as support for victims of human trafficking through its principal partner, the Dream Center Los Angeles. Each month more than 50,000 people are assisted in Los Angeles alone, and countless others through its network in 41 states and 21 countries.

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