There's a vibrant energy at The Art Institute of Portland , one that fuels a desire to do your best. You are supported by a close and caring community bound by mutual respect for individuality and creativity. You are also part of the Portland creative community and can contribute to the texture that makes Portland one of the nation's most livable cities. Education at The Art Institute of Portland also has a practical focus. We have a reputation within the design community for graduates who make a real contribution to the firms that employ them. We are here to make sure your educational experience is the best that it can be. Join us, seek us out, tell us how we can enrich your learning experience and help you achieve your career goals.