The Art Institute of New York City is a leading institution for career preparation in graphic design, web design & interactive media, digital filmmaking, fashion design and interior design. The Art Institute of New York City is accredited by the ACICS (Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools). The Art Institute of New York City is located in downtown Manhattan in the SoHo/Tribeca area of New York City, the display case for contemporary style. Graduates are trained for entry-level positions through concentrated, highly structured programs of study that reflect the needs of a changing job market. They are provided with assistance in securing employment that culminates in professional satisfaction and rewards. Curricula are taught by faculty who are, or have been, working professionally in their fields. The Art Institute of New York City is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of more than 40 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary professionals.