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Admissions

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

In command of his art
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In command of his art

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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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Jeff Harter

Assistant Professor/Chair of Illustration, Admissions

Jeff Harter pursued his BFA in Illustration at the University at Buffalo, where he studied under distinguished...more

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Pre-College Program

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

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