California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)

1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

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California Institute of Integral Studies is a nonprofit private college that has a fair number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in San Francisco, California, in a predominantly urban area. Around 1,400 students enroll at CIIS per year.

Students can select from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Organizational Behavior Studies

The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, student records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $26,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's net price calculator to identify their costs. Some students at California Institute of Integral Studies may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically provided as grants or student loans.

Contact information, academics information, programs offered, and more may be viewed on school's website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates California Institute of Integral Studies accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Life Experience Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at California Institute of Integral Studies is around 1,500 students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $27,000-$32,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $750-$900 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Receiving Grants & Scholarships76%$7,695
Student Loans (Federal)78%$10,842
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, California Institute of Integral Studies may provide services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by California Institute of Integral Studies by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Philosophy and Religious Studies


Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact California Institute of Integral Studies for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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