from the press release:
“ACAD is pleased to announce that it has received the National Association of Schools of Art and Design’s (NASAD) designation of Substantial Equivalency – their highest designation for a post-secondary institution not located in the United States.
The institution is the only independent art, craft and design post-secondary institution in Canada to receive this prestigious designation and only one of seven outside of the United States.
NASAD is an association of schools, conservatories, colleges and universities with more than 350 accredited institutional members in the United States. It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials for art and design disciplines.”
Read more in the full release here.