Institutional Accreditation

The Art Institute of Virginia Beach is a branch campus of The Art Institute of Atlanta. The Art Institute of Atlanta is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate 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 The Art Institute of Atlanta.

Programmatic Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science degree in Culinary Management, the Associate of Arts degree in Culinary Arts, and the Diploma programs in Baking & Pastry and Culinary Arts are accredited by The Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

State Licensing

The Art Institute of Virginia Beach, a campus of The Art Institute of Atlanta, is certified to operate in the Commonwealth of Virginia pursuant to Title 23, Chapter 21.1, ยง23-276.4 of the Code of Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th St; Richmond, VA 23219; 804-225-2600;