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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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Faculty member designs symbolic CIA chain of office


What will you be?

Fall 2023 Important Dates

June 1, 2023
StART online begins

June 30, 2023
Roommate matching forms due for students living on-campus

July 31, 2023
ID photos due

August 19, 2023
First-year student move-in

August 20-22, 2023
New student orientation

August 23, 2023
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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Dan Cuffaro

Associate Professor | Chair of Industrial Design, Industrial Design

Dan Cuffaro is a designer, educator, and entrepreneur. He consults in the area of industrial design, design st...more

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