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Campus Connection information session: Oct. 16
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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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CIA the only college of art and design named a

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CIA the only college of art and design named a "Best in the Midwest" college

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What will you be?

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Portfolio Success Stories

Portfolio Success Stories

Watch current students discuss their portfolios and how they have evolved over their career at CIA.

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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Christopher Whittey

Vice President of Faculty Affairs + Chief Academic Officer, Professor, Admissions

Christopher Whittey is currently Vice President of Faculty Affairs and Chief Academic Officer at the Cleveland...more

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Show the world creativity matters: make a gift to the annual fund.

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Save the date. Four celebration events.

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Cores + Connections

Creating. Connecting. Building better futures.