International Academy of Design & Technology was founded in 1977 in the city of Chicago. Over the following years the school expanded in size, creating eight campuses in as many states. Today the school is owned by the Career Education Corporation, Inc., a company which owns a number of schools that provide specialized career programs through their multiple school systems. IADT maintains its tradition of reaching out to students with talent and providing them the opportunity to develop and grow that talent into a successful career.
IADT offers students the opportunity to study one of many programs available at the school. Students are provided a career oriented education that ensures the student will be ready for employment upon completion. A qualified and experienced faculty is in place to provide practical education and assist in proper development of skills and abilities required by employers. When the program of study is completed students will receive an associate or bachelor’s degree.
Program offered include:
- Graphic Design
- Interior Design
- Fashion Design
- Information Technology
The Chicago branch of International Academy of Design and Technology is located at One North State Street - Suite 400. This campus has graduated over 780 students in the last several years. This location offers services for students in the form of career counseling assistance to help students define their goals, online distance learning for individuals outside the school's service area, and post-graduation job placement opportunities. Students may learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting sanfordbrown.edu.
The following is a list of areas of study available at International Academy of Design and Technology – Chicago. Programs that have a link will take you to the program's profile page where education requirements, career pathways, and other information is available.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The cost of attendance is approximately $21,100 per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. In order to calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. The cost to submit an application is $25. The financial aid department provides information and resources for students seeking out financial options. Their phone number is (312) 980-9200. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $14,000-$17,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $400-$480 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||70%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||61%||$4,782|
|Receiving Student Loans||69%||$6,922|
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to International Academy of Design and Technology – Chicago.
- Specs Howard School of Media Arts in Southfield, MI (228 miles away)
- International Academy of Design and Technology - Troy in Troy, MI (235 miles away)