SAIC Recognized for Excellence in Diversity
Learn about our efforts toward supporting and building a diverse community.
SAIC's suggested FAFSA priority deadline is March 1. More info.
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City Farm, Chicago, founded by Ken Dunn. Photo: Greg Lindsey
A Lived Practice runs from September 20–December 20.
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate programs to 3,200 students from around the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, SAIC has an educational philosophy built upon an interdisciplinary approach to art and design, giving students unparalleled opportunities to develop their creative and critical abilities, while working with faculty who are the leading practitioners in their fields.