Design Institute of San Diego: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Design Institute of San Diego is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 150 students enrolled. This college is one of the 33 schools and colleges located in San Diego, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
1
Few
At Design Institute of San Diego you can earn your bachelor's degree.

DISD implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 1 major - Interior Design. Read the details about Curriculum offered at this college and see the prorgam Rating compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
67%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Design Institute of San Diego is relatively low at 67% (below California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Design Institute of San Diego is average: 67%. About 4% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Design Institute of San Diego is good, 9:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,800
High
Average tuition prices are high, $19,700 per year. The additional fees at DISD not covered by tuition are roughly $100; this totals $19,800 per year.

Read the details about Design Institute of San Diego additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
65%
As reported in recent government data, 77 applications were submitted and 50 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept your advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at DISD is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Design Institute of San Diego and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (858) 566-1200 or check Design Institute of San Diego Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Design Institute of San Diego offers evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at DISD, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Design Institute of San Diego.

Based on the college crime numbers, Design Institute of San Diego seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Design Institute of San Diego Location and Maps



Post Address: Design Institute of San Diego, 8555 Commerce Ave, San Diego, California 92121, USA
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