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Accreditations & Associations

Providing a World Class Education.

The Art Academy of Cincinnati has a fully accredited Bachelors of Fine Arts program, and a Master of Arts in Art Education program.


The Art Academy of Cincinnati is a private independent college of art and design. It is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and is a charter member of NASAD. The Art Academy is also accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC): A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The college has been issued a certificate by the Ohio Board of Regents under Section 1713.03 of the Ohio revised code. It is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.

Higher Learning Commission
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
800-621-7440, Fax: 312-263-7462

11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
703-437-0700, Fax: 703-437-6312

National association of schools of art and design


The Art Academy of Cincinnati is also a charter member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of 41 professional colleges of art and design, dedicated to the exchange of information and programs beneficial to students, faculty, and staff.

Community Partnerships

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is invested in building and maintaining community arts partnerships to enhance the experience of its students, and promote our mission through social engagement. 

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Due To Inclement Weather

Classes are cancelled

January 25th, 2023

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