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Ranking Category
#10064 of 14,131 In the World
#2308 of 2,597 In North America
#2210 of 2,496 In the United States
#211 of 249 In California
#20 of 20 In San Diego

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$36,963 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Design Institute of San Diego Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Design Institute of San Diego has an acceptance rate of 100% and is among the 23% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 100% 100% 100%
Applicants 8 1 6
Admissions 8 1 6
Freshmen enrolled full time 8 1 6

79 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

5 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 48 (48%)
Hispanic 21 (21%)
Asian 16 (16%)
Black or African American 9 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 4 (4%)
Two or more races 1 (1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Design Institute of San Diego is $36,963 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $33,308
$30-48K $33,004
$48-75K $34,583
$75-110K $35,011
$110K+ $36,656

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $27,750$25,200
Tuition in-state $27,750$25,200
Tuition out-of-state $27,750$25,200
Fee in-district $125$115
Fee in-state $125$115
Fee out-of-state $125$115

Design Institute of San Diego majors

Design Institute of San Diego has granted 26 bachelor's degrees in Interior Design and 4 master's in Interior Design. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Design Institute of San Diego.

Major Bachelor Master
Interior Design 26 4
Grand Total 26 4

Design Institute of San Diego has a graduation rate of 75%, which is among the 16% highest for universities in the US.

Total Women
Graduation rate 75% 75%
  • Full-time retention rate - 33%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Academic calendar August to May (August - December; January - May)
Total FTE staff 24
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and contacts

Address 8555 Commerce Ave
San Diego, California, 92121
United States
City population 1,387,000
Phone 8585661200