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Admissions

WE’RE EXCITED TO SEE WHAT YOU CAN DO.

Every artist’s journey starts with the decision to move forward, and the AAC Admissions team is here to guide you through the entire process. Whether you are in the first stages of your application, or ready to hit submit, you’ll find everything you need right here.

75%

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

-AAC & Inside Higher Ed

100%

of AAC students receive an entrance scholarship

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

#25

Cincinnati, Ohio - Best Places to Live in the USA

-Forbes

The Future of Art and Design Starts Here

At the Art Academy of Cincinnati, we are the new generation of boundary-breakers. The imaginative radicals who are changing the face of art as we know it. The creative entrepreneurs who are redefining culture. The luminous visionaries who are creating a newer, brighter, more radiant world.

The art and design of the future embraces change and points toward hope. It’s about rebellion and self-discovery. And it makes a difference.

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

BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS HERE

How to Apply

Let’s go over the nuts and bolts of our application process in easy step by step instructions.

Requirements and Deadlines

Here are some requirements and deadlines to help you keep your application on track and on time.

Request Info

We are ready when you are. Contact us now and we’ll get your application under way.

SEE WHO WE ARE

Virtual Tour

See the industrial splendor of our radiant, urban campus. You know you want to.

FACULTY

Meet the artists who will be guiding you to your own confident and creative process.

ViewBook

Your personal compendium to all things AAC. If you need to know it, it’s in here.

SPECIAL APPLICATION RESOURCES

International Students

We’ve got solutions custom-fit for you, no matter your needs.

DACA Students

We’re excited to have you on board! Your resources are a click away.

Transfer Students

Already have college credits? We’ll help you with the transfer process.

Let us help make the application process easy, accessible, and affordable.

From our initial conversation to your first day of class, our friendly and knowledgeable AAC Admissions Team will help you every step of the way. Go on, give it a try.
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