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ATTEND ONE OF THE TOP GRAPHIC DESIGN COLLEGES IN THE COUNTRY

Welcome to the School of Advertising Art. We are a nationally recognized, award-winning graphic design college located in Kettering, Ohio. We’ll educate you to become a Hybrid Designer who has an essential combination of skills in graphic design, web design, photography, illustration, and video and motion design. Year after year, our students produce award-winning work and go on to have successful careers in the advertising industry.

WE’RE A SMALL COLLEGE BUILT ON MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF SUCCESS

SAA is a tight-knit group of creative individuals who are passionate about art and design. We take pride in being small, knowing your name, and providing personal one-on-one attention in and out of the classroom. We’re here to help you succeed–to land that first job interview, to push you further than you ever thought possible, and to cheer you on when you get your first promotion.

WE TAKE OUR 100%* JOB PLACEMENT RATE VERY SERIOUSLY

SAA provides career service assistance to students and alumni and with a service level that is unique to SAA. We have a strong reputation among employers for educating Hybrid Designers who are creative and prepared for the demands of the advertising industry. Recent graduates have received starting salaries up to $45,000.**

YOUR JOURNEY STARTS AT SAA

Come visit, where you’ll see students at work in the classrooms and meet instructors. You’ll also get helpful feedback about your work, which may give you ideas of how to best show your talent as you enter scholarship competitions.

Get started on your journey to becoming a graphic designer by scheduling a visit or by calling 877-300-9866.

*100% of graduates eligible for career services who began the program on August 26, 2013 (54 out of 54) gained employment in the advertising field by June 30, 2016.

** Graduates who completed the program in 2015 and who reported their salaries earn up to $45,000.

The graduation rate is the percentage of Year One students who complete the two-year program within 150% of the program’s length. 

  • Students who began the program in 2012: 71% (50 of 70)
  • Students who began the program in 2011: 59% (35 of 59)
  • Students who began the program in 2010: 69% (43 of 62)