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Jump start you future with us!
July 10-August 5, 2016
  • Session 1: July 10 - July 22
  • Session 2: July 24 - August 5
  • Stay for one or both sessions

Sharpen your artistic skills. Experiment with new media. Build your portfolio. And focus on your art at Cleveland Institute of Art's Pre-College Program. During this two or four-week residential program, you'll use the tools and processes available only to our students and experience the life of an art student at a premier college of art and design.

Alongside other students entering grades 10–12, you will: 
  • Earn college credits
  • Experience college life
  • Study with professional artists and designers
  • Learn about careers in art and design
  • Meet with a CIA admissions counselor
  • Build your portfolio 
Please check back in January for a full listing of the 2016 Pre-College program.
  • Applications can be submitted March 1 - June 1, 2016
There are currently no active applications in this portlet.
You must submit an application form complete with necessary signatures as well as the  nonrefundable application fee of $35. Completed applications will be considered as they are received.  Please make sure that all additional materials noted on the application are submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  You will be notified of admission decision by email and, if accepted, will receive a confirmation packet to the email provided.