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At the 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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Brian Peterson ’09 to address 2020 CIA grads

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Brian Peterson ’09 to address 2020 CIA grads

Painter and designer sees an opportunity to inspire and encourage during... more

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Important Dates

Important Dates

June 15, 2020
StART online begins

July 1, 2020
Deadline to sign-up for the 10-month tuition payment plan

July 6, 2020
Roommate matching forms due for students living on-campus

August 3, 2020
ID photos due

August 24, 2020
First day of school!

Financing Your Education

Financing your education.

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Chi-Yu Liao


Chi-Yu Liao, a Taiwanese artist who has studied painting and specializes in video installations, will serve a ...more

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