Top 10 Reasons Creative Students Choose the Academy:
- It's All About You
- A Faculty That Gets It
- Market-Driven Degree Programs
- Creative Central
- Street Credibility
- Career Services for Seriously Creative Students
- Book Your Future Plans
- Looking Ahead, We've Got Your Back!
- Exploring Your Interests is a Prerequisite
- A Two-Way Street
Tuition & Aid
Financial Information: Many IADT students use financial aid, student loans, grants or scholarships to help with their college expenses. IADT's knowledgeable Student Finance staff can assist you through the financial aid application process, whether you are applying for a student loan, a federal grant or other financial assistance. Tuition planning assistance is available to all students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
The Academy has so many programs in addition to fashion and [the school] really encourages students from different programs to work together and help each other out. It fosters a real sense of community while exposing you to areas outside of your program.
— Flora Uragallo, Fashion Design
The school has done a really good job of giving me a basic understanding across all the different aspects of animation. Obviously my instructors did a really good job preparing me for how the real world works.
— Robert Schowengerdt, Computer Animation
Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates
Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's situation. Complete the form to the right to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.
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About International Academy of Design & Technology
Starting with a single location in Chicago in 1977, the International Academy of Design & Technology (IADT) has become a network of campuses located in some of the most culturally and creatively vibrant cities across the United States. For students who don't live near a campus or simply prefer the convenience of online education, the Virtual Campus of IADT Online offers a truly innovative student interface that allows students to study, socialize, network and acquire industry–current knowledge and skills from any Internet–connected computer. While program offerings vary by location, each campus is designed to prepare students for professional opportunities and career success in their select design fields.
- Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED
The International Academy of Design & Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate and bachelor's degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Additional information regarding the ACICS accreditation of the International Academy of Design & Technology may be obtained from the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002–4241, (202) 336–6780.
Online & Campus-Based Locations
Find Your Program:
- BFA in Cinema Production
- BFA in Digital Media Production
- BFA in Game Production
- BFA in Graphic Design
- BS in Software Engineering
- BFA in Visual Communications - Game Design
- BA in Visual Communications - Multimedia and Web Design
- BFA in Visual Communications - Video and Animation Production
- BFA in Web Development
- AS in Graphic Design
- AAS in Visual Communications - Multimedia and Web Design
- AS in Web Design