Accreditation

Accreditation | The Art Institute of Vancouver

The Art Institute of Vancouver is an accredited school under the:
Private Career Training Institutions Agency of British Columbia
#203 - 1155 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2P4
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The Art Institute of Vancouver is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). 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 reached at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002- 4241 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.

State Licensing

The Art Institute of Vancouver is registered with the Ministry of Advanced Education, Student Services Branch.

The Bachelor of Applied Design in Graphic Design program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education effective March 31, 2010 having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the minister. Nevertheless, prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (for example, acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).

The Bachelor of Science in Game Programming program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education effective July 20, 2011 having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the minister. Nevertheless, prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (for example, acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).

The Bachelor of Applied Design in Web Design program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education effective August 3, 2011 having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the minister. Nevertheless, prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (for example, acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).

The Bachelor of Applied Design in Interior Design program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education effective October 31, 2011 having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the minister. Nevertheless, prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (for example, acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).