Story: Aug 27, 2014
New residence hall welcomes first-year students in comfort, ...
CIA Exhibition: Aug 28, 2014
2014 Faculty Exhibition
Story: Aug 18, 2014
2014 grad to design whimsical playgrounds for Colorado compa...
Events: Sep 05, 2014
Lunch On Fridays: Kasumi
Social: 3 days ago via Facebook
We love to hear the excited reactions from our incoming class, who are the first to live in CIA's new Uptown Residence Hall. One student, Emily Linville, sai...
Story: Aug 18, 2014
CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list
Events: Sep 06, 2014
Mizoguchi's Greatest Decade
Story: Aug 13, 2014
Biomedical grad wins award for animation on stuttering
Events: Sep 27, 2014
Filmmaker and author John Waters to present one-man show
Blog: Aug 26, 2014
8/28-31: Finding Vivian Maier, Stand Clear of the Closing Doors & more!
At the Cleveland Institute of Art, we are especially pleased to receive applications from international students as we believe you contribute greatly to our school environment.
As a student at CIA, you will live and learn in University Circle, the cultural hub of Cleveland, Ohio, where creativity and innovation meet in one of the most concentrated and renowned cultural districts in the United States.
With curriculum dedicated to excellence in art and design education and a 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio, you will receive exceptional personal attention at CIA. Your professors will know you by name and nurture your interests, potential, and goals.
As an international student, we also recognize your concerns about adjusting to cultural, social, and environmental changes. Our International Student Office will help you adapt to life at CIA and serve as a resource for helpful information.
If you are not a citizen of the United States, you are an international student. You are also a first-time freshman or a transfer student. Follow these three steps to apply to the Cleveland Institute of Art:
Send all application materials to:
Office of Admissions
Cleveland Institute of Art
11141 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
If you have any questions about our application process, please contact our Office of Admissions.
As an international student, you are not eligible for federal, state, or institutional need-based financial aid. However, you may compete in all merit-based scholarships administered by CIA. See a full list of available scholarships.
If you have any questions about our scholarships, please contact our Office of Financial Aid.
For your convenience, we have made the following brochures available in Mandarin Chinese:
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We pride ourselves on providing a personal connection to our prospective and current students, so if you have any questions about our requirements, please contact our Office of Admissions.
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