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 25 countries.

In the United States, SAE Institute provides courses to students across 6 campuses in major cities including Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Nashville, New York, and Emeryville, CA (San Francisco Bay Area), where we operate SAE Expression College 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 Film
  • 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.