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Your experience at the Art Academy of Cincinnati is all about discovering your brightest, most vibrant self. It's about finding your artistic voice and making it resonate.

As a part of our collective of rule-breaking makers, you will be challenged to take bold risks, to explore media you never dreamed of, and invent contemporary visual art and design forms no one has yet imagined.

The art and design of the future starts here. It starts with you.

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of graduates are still employed in fields related to their major, compared to the national average of 27%*

-AAC & Inside Higher Ed

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of AAC students receive an entrance scholarship

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Student to Faculty Ratio

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Cincinnati, Ohio - Best Places to Live in the USA

-Forbes

Events & Exhibitions

Duct tape sculpture of a rainbow.
Blossoming of a New Era
04-30-21
An illustration of two skunks facing each other with bottles of beer behind them.
Alumni Happy Hour: Cheers to Our Grads
05-13-21
A graphic image of a skunk with the words "2021 Commencement Ceremony"
152ndÔÇ»Commencement Ceremony
05-16-21
ALL EVENTS ALL EXHIBITIONS

News

Black background with white text overtop that reads, "Anit-Racism and BLM Resources"
Anti-Racism + BLM Support Resources
06-04-20
A gouache painting of a floating woman and cat .
Q & A with Julio Labra
05-07-21
A collection of thesis work in a grid format
Senior Thesis: Virtual Galleries
05-04-21
Sculpture by Jennifer Grote
Jennifer Grote Named Distinguished Alumni
04-30-21
A close up of a quilt made of PPE.
Thesis 5: Personal Forms
04-29-21
ALL NEWS

* Results from a survey of 252 undergraduate and graduate alumni from 2013-2018.