Institutional Accreditation

The Art Institute of Colorado is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413, 1.800.621.7440,

Programmatic Accreditation

The Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts degree program is accredited by The Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. The Interior Design program leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation,, 206 Grandville Ave., Ste. 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

State Licensing

The Art Institute of Colorado is authorized to award diplomas, Associate of Applied Science degrees and Bachelor of Arts degrees by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1600 Denver, CO 80202.