Undergraduate Admissions FAQ

Applying to college is a big deal, and it can be intimidating. That’s why at the International Academy of Design & Technology, we strive to take as much stress out of the process as possible for our prospective students.

As you prepare to apply for admission to IADT, you will likely have questions about the process and about our school, classes or degree programs. A few of the most-common questions posed by incoming students appear below. If the question you have is not answered here, an IADT admissions representative will be happy to provide the information you need.


Why do students choose the International Academy of Design & Technology?

Our students are drawn to IADT because our programs and curriculum are built specifically to serve the unique needs of creatively driven individuals. Our degree programs are industry-current and in step with the anticipated needs of the dynamic design and technology industries, and our courses are taught by professionals with relevant career experience. All IADT campuses also provide Career Services assistance that begins from the moment you begin your education and continues after you graduate. Portfolio development, placement assistance and job fairs are among the resources available to our students and alumni.

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What is the admissions process?

All students must complete an application, submit a non-refundable application fee, and participate in an interview with an IADT admissions representative. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the IADT campus that interests them and speak with an admissions representative to learn about the application process and the academic programs best suited to their needs and interests.

We encourage prospective students interested in our online campus to visit our virtual tour and contact an admissions representative to learn more about our online degree programs.

It is also possible for students to complete their application forms for admission completely online.

Military students and international students may have additional steps or requirements to consider when applying for admission.

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How long does the admissions process take?

After completing an application to IADT, most students receive an admissions decision within one week.

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Does IADT support transfer of credit from other colleges or universities?

In applicable academic programs and pending academic review, eligible transfer credit may be accepted by IADT from any United States institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. IADT also will review requests for transfer credit from international higher-education institutions.

See the Transfer Student Admissions Process section of this website for further information related to the transfer of credit.

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To learn more about IADT, our degree programs or how to apply for admission, please contact us for more information.

International Academy of Design & Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate's degrees and bachelor's degrees. For more information on IADT's accreditation, visit the ACICS website at: http://acics.org.
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