About SAE Institute

SAE Institute is one of the world’s leading educators in creative media industries. Established in 1976, we now span the globe with more than 50 campuses in 26 countries.

In the USA, SAE Institute provides courses to more than 1,100 students across 8 campuses in major cities including Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York, San Francisco, and San Jose. SAE Institute also has SAE Expression College in Emeryville, CA offering programs in digital arts.

SAE Institute offers accredited courses including Bachelor's Degree, Associate Degree, and diploma programs*. Our programs cover specialist discipline streams:

  • Audio
  • Animation & Visual Effects
  • Digital Filmmaking
  • Game Development
  • Entertainment & Music Business

At SAE Institute, we pride ourselves on delivering programs in professional-quality facilities. We ensure our students receive an education with industry-relevant skills.

*Not all programs are available at all campuses.