Design Institute of San Diego

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,750
8.82% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$36,963
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
100%
8 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
101
81.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
75%
3 Graduates

About

Design Institute of San Diego is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Design Institute of San Diego were Interior Design (26 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Design Institute of San Diego. 93.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 6.67% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (18 degrees), 2.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (8 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Design Institute of San Diego is $27,750, which is $12,809 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Design Institute of San Diego is $27,750, which is $12,809 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $36,963.

In 2022, 84% of undergraduate students attending Design Institute of San Diego received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$27,750
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Design Institute of San Diego was $27,750. The cost of tuition at Design Institute of San Diego is $12,809 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$36,963
2022 Value
8.35%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Design Institute of San Diego had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $36,963. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Design Institute of San Diego grew by 8.35%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,253
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Design Institute of San Diego was of $17,253 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.06% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Design Institute of San Diego received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.7% with respect to 2021, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Design Institute of San Diego was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 35 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Design Institute of San Diego received 8 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 100% annual growth. Out of those 8 applicants, 8 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 101 students enrolled at Design Institute of San Diego in 2022.

Design Institute of San Diego has an overall enrollment yield of 100%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
8
Accepted Out of 8

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Design Institute of San Diego was 100% (8 admissions from 8 applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 100%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 100%, while admissions grew by 100%..

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Enrollment

Design Institute of San Diego had a total enrollment of 101 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Design Institute of San Diego is 82 students and the part-time enrollment is 19. This means that 81.2% of students enrolled at Design Institute of San Diego are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Design Institute of San Diego, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.5% White, 20.8% Hispanic or Latino, 15.8% Asian, 8.91% Black or African American, 1.98% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.99% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Design Institute of San Diego in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.3%), followed by Asian Female (16.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (27.3%) and Asian Female (9.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Design Institute of San Diego in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 101 students. The full-time enrollment at Design Institute of San Diego is 82 and the part-time enrollment is 19. This means that 81.2% of students enrolled at Design Institute of San Diego are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

33%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Design Institute of San Diego was 33%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Design Institute of San Diego had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    48 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    21 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    16 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Design Institute of San Diego is 47.5% White, 20.8% Hispanic or Latino, 15.8% Asian, 8.91% Black or African American, 1.98% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.99% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 26 more women than men received degrees from Design Institute of San Diego. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Design Institute of San Diego is white (18 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (8 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Design Institute of San Diego is Interior Design (26 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Design Institute of San Diego, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (30 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Design Institute of San Diego are Graphic designers (92,580 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (79,338 people), Other managers (75,955 people), Other designers (56,534 people), and Postsecondary teachers (55,898 people).

The most specialized majors at Design Institute of San Diego in 2022 are Visual & Performing Arts (30 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Design Institute of San Diego are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Design Institute of San Diego are Visual & Performing Arts (30 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Design Institute of San Diego are Elementary & secondary schools (175,537 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (120,978 people), Computer Systems Design (72,111 people), Specialized design services (58,214 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (47,269 people).

The most specialized majors at Design Institute of San Diego are Visual & Performing Arts (30 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Design Institute of San Diego.
Most Common (2022)
26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Design Institute of San Diego was Interior Design with 26 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
28
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2 degrees were awarded to men at Design Institute of San Diego, which is 0.0714 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (28).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 2 degrees were awarded to men at Design Institute of San Diego in Interior Design, which is 0.0714 times less than the 28 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Design Institute of San Diego in Interior Design, which is 14 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 33% of students graduating from Design Institute of San Diego completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Design Institute of San Diego is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    18 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    8 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Design Institute of San Diego is white (18 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (8 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    16 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    8 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Design Institute of San Diego is white female (16 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (8 degrees).

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Operations

Design Institute of San Diego employs 1 Instructors. Most academics at Design Institute of San Diego are Male Instructor (1), and Female Instructor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Design Institute of San Diego are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 8 employees, Management, with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.96M
2022 Salaries
5.25%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Design Institute of San Diego paid a median of $1.96M in salaries, a 5.25% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$90k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2022, Design Institute of San Diego paid a total of $90k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 4.59% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Design Institute of San Diego was Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Design Institute of San Diego were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees, Management with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Design Institute of San Diego was Male Instructor with 1 employees, and Female Instructor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Design Institute of San Diego.

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