APPLY TO DESIGN INSTITUTE OF SAN DIEGO
HOW TO APPLY
Design Institute of San Diego accepts applications for admission online or by mail. See Application Requirements and formats below.
- Online Application
- Access and complete the Online Application.
- Downloadable Application
- Download, complete, and return the DISD Admissions Packet.
Now Accepting Applications for
Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
EARLY DECISION APPLICATION DEADLINESSPRING 2021
Early Decision Application Deadline - Apply by 11:59 p.m. PT, Monday, September 28, 2020
*Please note that while Design Institute of San Diego implements a rolling admissions policy and can accept any application through the first week of classes each semester, early decision application ensures preferential consideration in the application process as well as preferential registration benefits upon acceptance for the first semester.
Applicants must submit an application for admission either online or by mail. Two (2) Essays are required when submitting an application and are described under the "Essays" Section in the online or paper application. Online submissions are accepted in the PDF or Word format and must be attached in order to complete your application submission.
For your application to be considered, you must submit to Design Institute of San Diego proof of high school graduation or its equivalent, as well as official transcripts from colleges attended. These transcripts should be sent directly to Design Institute of San Diego from the schools attended.
For your application to be considered, you must also submit to Design Institute of San Diego two (2) References from teachers, counselors and/or employers. References are acceptable in one of two formats: 1) a personal letter of recommendation and/or 2) a completed "Design Institute of San Diego Reference Form" (which can be downloaded in PDF format through the following link, www.disd.edu/pdf/references.pdf).
Completed References can be submitted to Design Institute of San Diego by email, postal mail, or fax:
Design Institute of San Diego
8555 Commerce Avenue
San Diego, CA 92121
Applications will not be considered until payment of a $25.00 non-refundable application fee which is applicable to tuition is received. An online payment option is available after clicking the "SUBMIT" button below.
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