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Admissions 

Admissions

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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Majors

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Cleveland's hot art scene

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What will you be?

Not sure which major to choose? Take this quick quiz for suggestions.

Working on Your Portfolio?

Working on Your Portfolio?

CIA's Portfolio Tips video demonstrates how to photograph your work.

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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Sarah Paul

Associate Professor/Chair of Sculpture + Expanded Media, Admissions

Born on the edge of the Berkshire Mountains in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Sarah Paul is now an artist based in...more

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Support CIA

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

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FRONT International

The Great Lakes Research exhibition is on view in Reinberger Gallery.

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ThinkCraft Symposium

A symposium focusing on issues critical in craft today. Join us Sept. 20-22.

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