Cleveland Institute of Art
The Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) is a private college of art and design located in Cleveland, Ohio. Founded in 1882, it is one of the oldest independent colleges of art and design in the United States. CIA offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of disciplines including fine arts, graphic design, illustration, and more. The institute is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). CIA’s facilities include state-of-the-art studio spaces, computer labs, and a library with a collection of over 35,000 volumes. The school also boasts a strong alumni network and a dedicated faculty with professional experience in the art and design industry. With a focus on fostering creativity, innovation, and critical thinking, CIA provides students with a comprehensive education in the visual arts, preparing them for careers in the field or further study in graduate school.