The Cleveland Institute of Art is one of the nation's leading accredited independent colleges of art and design. Since 1882, the college has been an educational cornerstone in Cleveland, Ohio, producing graduates competitive as studio artists, designers, photographers, contemporary craftsmen, and educators.
On April 17, 2020, the Cleveland Institute of Art signed and returned the Certification and Agreement for the CARES Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). CIA received $801,788, of which $400,894 was designated for emergency grants to our students. CIA has used no less than 50 percent of the funds received to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.