Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

The Art Institutes International Minnesota is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award certificates, associate’s degrees, and bachelor’s degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS can be contacted at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002. Telephone: 1.202.336.6780.

Notice to students and prospective students: Education Management Corporation campuses have been placed on probation by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), based on financial stability standards.

Programmatic Accreditation

The Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts and the Diploma in Art of Cooking programs are accredited by The Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

State Licensing

The Art Institutes International Minnesota is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.