Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

The Art Institute of Austin is a branch campus of The Art Institute of Houston. The Art Institute of Houston 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 Houston.

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Programmatic Accreditation

The interior design program leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, www.accredit-id.org, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, Ml, 49503.

The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study, and to apply for membership in professional interior design organizations. The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design granted by The Art Institute of Austin meets the educational requirement for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam). For more information about NCIDQ Exam eligibility visit: https://www.cidq.org/eliqibility-requirements.

 

State Licensing

The Art Institute of Austin, a branch of The Art Institute of Houston, holds a Certificate of Authorization acknowledging exemption from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regulations.

Certificate of Authorization--The Board's acknowledgment that an institution is qualified for an exemption from certain identified regulations in this subchapter.