SAIC photo class in the Chicago Cultural Center

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About SAIC

For more than 150 years, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been a leader in educating the world’s most influential artists, designers, and scholars. Located in downtown Chicago with a fine arts graduate program consistently ranking among the top programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, SAIC provides an interdisciplinary approach to art and design as well as world-class resources, including the Art Institute of Chicago museum, on-campus galleries, and state-of-the-art facilities. SAIC’s undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate students have the freedom to take risks and create the bold ideas that transform Chicago and the world—as seen through notable alumni and faculty such as Michelle Grabner, David Sedaris, Elizabeth Murray, Richard Hunt, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cynthia Rowley, Nick Cave, Jeff Koons, and LeRoy Neiman.

Degree tracks include:
Bachelor of Arts in Art History
Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Critical Studies
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio
Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Art Education
Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Writing
Master of Architecture
Master of Architecture with an emphasis in Interior Architecture
Master of Arts in Arts Administration and Policy
Master of Arts in Art Education
Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling
Master of Arts in Modern and Contemporary Art History
Master of Arts in New Arts Journalism
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Arts in Visual and Critical Studies
Master of Design Designed Objects
Master of Design in Fashion, Body and Garment
Master of Fine Arts in Studio
Master of Fine Arts in Writing
Master of Science in Historic Preservation
Dual Degree: Master of Arts in Arts Administration and Policy and Master of Arts in Modern and Contemporary Art History
Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Studio
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fashion, Body and Garment

SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the school and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual's abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Lumturije "Luma" Asanoski
116 S. Michigan Ave., 12th floor
Chicago, IL 60603
312.499.4165
lasanoski@saic.edu

Section 504 Coordinator
Felice Dublon, PhD, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs
The Office of Student Affairs
36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1204
Chicago, IL 60603
312.629.6800
fdublon@saic.edu

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.