Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

The Art Institute of Atlanta, including its branch campuses — The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, The Art Institute of Charleston, The Art Institute of Tennessee — Nashville, The Art Institute of Virginia Beach, The Art Institute of Washington and The Art Institute of Washington — Dulles — is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of The Art Institute of Atlanta.

Programmatic Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science degree in Culinary Arts Management, the Bachelor of Science degree in Food & Beverage Management, the Associate of Arts degree in Culinary Arts, the Associate of Arts degree in Baking & Pastry, and Diploma programs in Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry are accredited by The Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

The Interior Design program leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, www.accredit-id.org, 206 Grandville Ave., Ste. 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

State Licensing

The Art Institute of Atlanta meets the criteria for an exemption from the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission’s (NPEC) regulations as outlined in O.C.G.A.§20-3-250.3(a)(15). The Art Institute of Atlanta is licensed by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, 401 Adams Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama, 36104-4340 and is approved for recruiting purposes only by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, 100 North Union Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104-3758.

Approved for recruiting purposes only by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, 100 North Union Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104-3758.

The Art Institute of Atlanta is licensed by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, 135 South Union Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104-4340, 334-293-4500.