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At Cleveland Institute of Art we are dedicated to teaching art and design students in an environment built exclusively for creative thinkers. Learn more about our amazing faculty of practicing artists and designers, small class sizes, and 15 majors in fine art, design, craft, and integrated media.

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Majors

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What will you be?

Not sure which major to choose? Take this quick quiz for suggestions.

Working on Your Portfolio?

Working on Your Portfolio?

CIA's Portfolio Tips video demonstrates how to photograph your work.

Financing Your Education

Financing your education.

We are ready to clarify tricky topics, answer questions, discuss any concerns regarding your ability to afford CIA, or consider special financial situations.

Meet Your Professors

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Larry O'Neal

Assistant Professor/Chair of Graphic Design, Admissions

Larry O’Neal is a graphic designer/illustrator with a unique professional history that allows him to pro...more

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Pre-College Program

Focus on your art at CIA's Pre-College Program this summer.

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