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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 13 majors in fine art, design, craft, and entertainment arts.

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Life Sciences Illustration student interns virtually in the Caribbean

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Life Sciences Illustration student interns virtually in the Caribbean

Junior Caitlin Guttu is working for the Center for BioMedical Visualization... more

What will you be?

Important Dates

June 1, 2022
StART online begins

July 5, 2022
Roommate matching forms due for students living on-campus

August 1, 2022
ID photos due

August 19, 2022
First-year student move-in

August 20-32, 2022
New student orientation

August 24, 2022
First day of school!

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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Gary D. Sampson

Professor of Art + Design History, Liberal Arts

Gary Sampson teaches art and design history and theory. He is also adjunct in art history and occasional SAGES...more

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