Sotheby’s Institute of Art-NY holds permanent degree-granting authority from the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
In London, degrees are awarded by The University of Manchester. In 2016 Sotheby’s Institute of Art–London underwent a review by the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and has received its final report recognizing a significant number of areas of good practice, which is available in full here. Sotheby’s Institute of Art – London is registered with the Office for Students, the UK’s regulator for Higher Education.
In Los Angeles, degrees are awarded by Claremont Graduate University in California.