Art Instruction Schools is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota but you don’t attend school here. You study and complete your art programs in the privacy of your own home, no travel, no hassle and no time schedule.We send books and materials to you! That’s right; distance education. You communicate with the school via telephone and postal mail.

DETC Accreditation


We are licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC)

American Council on Education

ACEThe American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) has evaluated and recommended college credit for all of Art Instruction School courses. The American Council on Education, the major coordinating body for all the nation’s higher education institutions, seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research, and program initiatives.

For more than 30 years, colleges and universities have trusted ACE CREDIT to provide reliable course equivalency information to facilitate their decisions to award academic credit. For more information, visit the ACE CREDIT website at

State Based and Consumer Information

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