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School of the Art Institute of Chicago

37 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603.
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A free-standing school of art and design, affiliated with the Art Institute of Chicago museum.

Date of Initial Accreditation: 09/01/1948
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2013
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2023-2024

Degree-Granting, Non-Degree-Granting, Charter Member, HLC, Not-for-Profit, Private.


Paul Jeanes, Director of Academic Program Review and Assessment

Brian Esker, Vice President for Finance and Administration
Telephone: (312) 899-5177
Facsimile: (312) 899-1478

Degree and Program Listing

Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Art History; Visual and Critical Studies.

Bachelor of Interior Architecture-4 years.

Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Art Education; Studio Art.

Certificate-1 year: Fashion, Body, and Garment (Post-Baccalaureate).

Studio Certificate-1 year (Post-Baccalaureate).

Master of Arts-2 years: Arts Administration and Policy; Art Education; Art Therapy; Modern Art History, Theory and Criticism; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; Visual and Critical Studies.

Master of Arts in Modern Art History, Theory, Criticism/Arts Administration and Policy-3 years.

Master of Design-2 years: Designed Objects; Fashion, Body, and Garment.

Master of Science-2 years: Historic Preservation.

Master of Fine Arts-2 years: Studio Arts.

Master of Fine Arts (Low Residency)-3 years: Studio Arts.

♦ Division of Continuing Studies and Special Programs.

Master of Arts-2 years: Curatorial Practice.