Accreditation and Licensure

The International Academy of Design & Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award associate's degrees 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 IADT may be obtained from:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
750 First St., N. E., Suite 980
Washington, D.C. 20002-4221
(202)336-6780
www.acics.org

Additional accreditation and state information for each campus can be found below.

IADT - Chicago Campus Information

The International Academy of Design & Technology in Chicago is regulated by and has degree-granting authority from the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 431 East Adams, 2nd Floor, Springfield, IL 62701-1404. Phone: 217-782-2551. www.ibhe.org.

The International Academy of Design & Technology in Chicago is regulated by the Indiana Board for Proprietary Education, 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 670, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-1984. Phone: 317-464-4400. www.in.gov/bpe.

Everblue, a division of The International Academy of Design & Technology in Chicago is regulated by the North Carolina Community College System, 200 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC, 27699. Phone: 919-807-7100. Everblue offers non-credit, short-term courses approved by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

IADT - Detroit Campus Information

The International Academy of Design & Technology - Detroit’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation.

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350
Grand Rapids, MI 49503.
www.accredit-id.org

Download the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design program Student Achievement Data.

IADT - Las Vegas Campus Information

The International Academy of Design and Technology is licensed to operate by the Commission on Postsecondary Education in the State of Nevada.

Commission on Postsecondary Education
3663 East Sunset Road, Suite 202
Las Vegas, NV 89120

IADT - Nashville Campus Information

The International Academy of Design & Technology in Nashville is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

The interior design program leading to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Interior Design is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation.

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
www.accredit-id.org

Download the Bachelor of Applied Science in Interior Design Student Achievement Data.

The International Academy of Design & Technology is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and completion information on the programs offered by the International Academy of Design & Technology, please visit http://tn.gov/thec/ and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.

Transferability of Credits

IADT - Orlando Campus Information

The International Academy of Design and Technology is Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department Education. Additional information regarding state licensure and approval of the International Academy of Design and Technology may be obtained from:

Commission for Independent Education
325 West Gains Street, Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(888)224-6684

IADT is approved for payment of veterans’ educational benefits to eligible students and is approved for the training of eligible students for vocational rehabilitation assistance. IADT is authorized under United States Federal Law, Immigration and Nationality Act, Section 101, (1) (15) (F), to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.

IADT - Sacramento Campus Information

The International Academy of Design and Technology is licensed by means of accreditation by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. This approval to operate in the State of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) 0f 2009, which is effective January 1, 2010. The Act is administered by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, under the Department of Consumer Affairs. The Bureau can be reached at:

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 980818,
Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
(888) 370-7589 

As a prospective student, you are encouraged to review the catalog prior to signing an enrollment agreement. You are also encouraged to review the School Performance Fact Sheet, which must be provided to you prior to signing an enrollment agreement. Any questions a student may have regarding the catalog that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, www.bppe.gov, toll-free telephone number (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.the address above. A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 (916) 431-6959 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau's Internet Web site, www.bppe.ca.gov

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IADT - San Antonio Campus Information

The International Academy of Design & Technology in San Antonio is a branch campus of the International Academy of Design & Technology in Tampa, Florida.

The International Academy of Design & Technology is Approved and Regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, 101 East 15th Street, Austin, Texas 78778-0001 Click to review the Texas Workforce Commission Student Complaint Policy.

The International Academy of Design & Technology is approved as an Associate of Applied Science degree granting institution through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

(THECB), P.O. Box 12788,
Austin, Texas 78711, (512) 427-6241, www.thecb.state.tx.us
THECB student complaint information is codified under 19 TAC §§1.110-1.120. An overview of the complaint procedure, how to submit a complaint, and the complaint form can be found by clicking here.

The school is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in Title IV financial aid programs.

IADT - Seattle Campus Information

The International Academy of Design & Technology in Seattle is a branch campus of the International Academy of Design & Technology in Tampa, Florida.

The International Academy of Design and Technology is authorized by the WA Student Achievement Council (WSAC) and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes the International Academy of Design and Technology to offer specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs: Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.

The International Academy of Design & Technology, in Seattle, is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in Title IV financial aid programs.

IADT - Tampa Campus Information

IADT’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
www.accredit-id.org

Download the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design program Student Achievement Data.

The International Academy of Design and Technology is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting:

Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Toll-free telephone number (888) 224-6684

IADT is approved for payment of veterans’ educational benefits to eligible students by the applicable State Approving Agency for Veterans Affairs and participates in many Veterans’ Educational Benefit programs. Students interested in Veterans’ Educational Benefits should contact the Office of Financial Aid. Veterans who are unsure of their benefit eligibility or have additional eligibility questions should contact the Veterans Administration at 800-827- 1000, or 888-GI Bill-1 (1-888-442-4551), or go to http://www.gibill.va.gov/. Eligible students must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress and all applicable eligibility requirements to continue receiving Veterans’ Educational Benefits.

IADT is also approved for the training of eligible students for vocational rehabilitation assistance. IADT is authorized under United States Federal Law, Immigration and Nationality Act, Section 101, (1) (15) (F), to enroll non-immigrant alien students.

IADT - Online Campus Information

The International Academy of Design & Technology Online is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting:

Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Toll-free telephone number (888) 224-6684

The International Academy of Design & Technology Online is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning the quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility. The International Academy of Design & Technology is authorized for operation as a postsecondary Institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and completion Information on the programs offered by the International Academy of Design & Technology, please visit www.state.tn.us/thec and click on the Authorized institutions Data button.

The International Academy of Design & Technology Online is authorized by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education to operate a private school pursuant to the Alabama Private School License Law.

The International Academy of Design & Technology Online is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the Institution. Credits earned at the Institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

The International Academy of Design & Technology Online is authorized to offer educational programs and award degrees and diplomas in the State of Wisconsin by the Educational Approval Board, 201 West Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Madison, WI 53703. Phone: (608) 266-1996.

The International Academy of Design & Technology Online is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson St., Ste. 520, Topeka, KS 66612, (785) 296-3421.

The International Academy of Design & Technology Online is registered by the Maryland Higher Education Commission, 6 Liberty Street, 10th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, (410) 767-3388.

Transferability of Credits

Students are strongly encouraged to utilize the School’s grievance procedure which can be found in the Catalog . The school’s grievance procedure allows for the prompt resolution of grievances. For additional state contact information, please click here.