Institutional Accreditation

The Illinois Institute of Art is in transition during a change of ownership. We are a candidate school seeking accreditation under new ownership and our new non-profit status. Our students remain eligible for Title IV. Higher Learning Commission (230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413, 1.800.621.7440,

Programmatic Accreditation

The Diploma in Baking & Pastry, Diploma in Culinary Arts, Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts and Bachelor of Applied Science in Culinary Management programs 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,, 206 Grandville Ave., Ste. 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

State Licensing

The Illinois Institute of Art — Chicago is authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1 North Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701-1377, 217-782-2551,