School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Internationally esteemed as a school of art and design, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers a comprehensive college education centered in the visual and related arts.

SAIC has provided a world-class art and design education since its founding in 1866. The school provides graduate, post-baccalaureate, and undergraduate students a multidisciplinary curriculum and the necessary freedom to develop as artists, designers, and scholars.

SAIC is dedicated to providing a complete education in the liberal arts as well as the arts and design that will serve its alumni throughout their multifaceted careers.