Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

The Art Institute of Dallas is a campus of South University. South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate 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 South University.

Programmatic Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science degree in Culinary Management, the Associate of Science degree in Culinary Arts, the Associate of Applied Science degree in Baking & Pastry, and Certificate 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 in Interior Design at The Art Institute of Dallas is accredited by the Council for Interior Design (206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350; Grand Rapids, MI 49503; www.accredit-id.org).

State Licensing

The Art Institute of Dallas, a campus of South University and The Art Institute of Fort Worth, a campus of South University hold Certificates of Authorization acknowledging exemption from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regulations.(PO Box 12788; Austin, TX 78711 or 1200 E. Anderson Lane; Austin, TX 78752; 512-427-6200;www.thecb.state.tx.us).The Art Institute of Dallas, a campus of South University is authorized to offer the Master of Arts in Design and Media Management program on the campuses of The Art Institute of Houston (4140 Southwest Freeway; Houston, TX 77027-7311) and The Art Institute of Austin, a branch of The Art Institute of Houston (101 West Louis Henna Boulevard, Suite 100; Austin, TX 78728-1260). Certificate of Authorization--The Board's acknowledgment that an institution is qualified for an exemption from certain identified regulations in this subchapter. The Art Institute of Dallas, a campus of South University, is licensed by the Arkansas State Board of Private Career Education. The Art Institute of Dallas, a campus of South University, is licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools (3700 North Classen Boulevard, Suite 250, Oklahoma City, OK 73118, 1.405.528.3370).