Established in 1886, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago is an art school affiliated with the Art Institute and one of the oldest design schools in the nation. SAIC confers bachelor’s degrees in Art Education, Studio, Writing, Art History, and Visual Studies and its Studio degrees feature 13 artistic concentrations. Technically located in the business district of Chicago, SAIC offers study abroad programs at several other art and design institutions in locations such as London, Seoul, Zurich, and Vancouver. Outside of the classroom, all students are invited to exhibition openings at the school’s Student Union Galleries and Sullivan Galleries.
Interdisciplinary, major-less environment. Tons of opportunities. Very conceptual and design-y.
Sarah from MA
saic provides a challenging and creative environment to sharpen your artistic skills. the staff is well equipped with experience and knowledge to give practical and helpful direction. the school is also located in one of the most exciting cities in the world, with a vibrant history and many opportunities to make your voice heard.