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Gemological Institute of America

5345 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA

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Gemological Institute of America, located in Carlsbad, California, is a nonprofit private art institution that offers students career training in the arts. Gemological Institute of America has several programs to select from. The more popular enrolled programs among students are shown below:

  • Sales
  • Jewelry Design

Student and special services are available at GIA, providing personal and academic assistance for students, which includes:

  • Distance learning
  • Assisting students to find work

Students can use a variety of means to gauge school performance. A school's graduation and loan default rates are among the strongest indicators of educational and career success. Gemological Institute of America has an annual graduation rate of 99%, and a loan default rate of near 1%.

The last reported accreditation for Gemological Institute of America was done by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. Get more information by visiting the school's official website, where you can learn about admissions information, financial aid & tuition, and disclosures.

Programs Offered

The programs listed below are some of the programs offered by Gemological Institute of America. The list may differ from current programs, for a complete list of what courses are offered students can visit the school's website.

Get more information about the programs offered by Gemological Institute of America by clicking the request information to the right.

The jewelry design programs listed below are organized by the number of contact hours offered.

780 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $22,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $1,800*
  • Takes about 7 months to complete

781 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $21,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $3,300*
  • Takes about 6 months to complete

779 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $21,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $600*
  • Takes about 6 months to complete

210 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $7,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $300*
  • Takes about 2 months to complete

209 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $6,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $200*
  • Takes about 2 months to complete

570 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $15,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $1,400*
  • Takes about 4 months to complete

Notes:
*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 estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is -. To calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. The school's financial aid department offers additional information regarding types of aid, how to apply and more. Students may contact the school by calling (760) 603-4005. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid52%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships28%$9,195
Receiving Student Loans34%$12,069

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
52%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
11:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,164