Admissions

Admission into the Architecture and Interior Design Transfer Programs requires that all prospective students must be at minimum 18 years of age, and have a high school diploma or general Education Diploma (GED). There are no minimum requirements for grades or test scores. A portfolio is not required for admission.

Admission into the Graduate School Preparation Program requires that all prospective students have at a minimum a bachelor’s degree in any discipline. There are no minimum requirements for grades or test scores. A portfolio is not required for admission.

Admission into the advanced Studies in American Space program requires that the student already has significant design education or experience. A portfolio is required.

Prospective students are encouraged to visit the school and to discuss educational and occupational goals with school personnel. The best time to visit is Monday and Thursday evenings while classes are in session, and you will be welcome to “sit in” on a studio class. You may call us at any time to discuss our programs. To speak with someone or to schedule an appointment, please contact us at 213.251.4500 or by email: getinfo@laiad.com

LAIAD has “rolling admissions” meaning that we begin a new studio class sequence 3 times per year. Except for International Student applications (see below), applications are accepted year-round, and students may enter the program at the beginning of any semester, application and enrollment fees are listed below if applicable.

International Student Deadlines
Applying from outside the US:
Fall Semester: July 1
Spring Semester: December 1

USA Applicant Deadlines
Fall Semester: August 15
Spring Semester: January 15
Summer Semester: May 15
Only international applications accepted for Summer Session

One-Time Fees (all Programs)

 $150 Enrollment Fee

Architecture Transfer Program / CA Resident

Tuition$3860 per semester (6 credits)*
 $1930 per summer session (3 credits)*

Architecture Transfer Program / Non CA Resident

Tuition$5630 per semester (6 credits)*
 $2815 per summer session

Interior Design Transfer Program / CA Resident

Tuition$3860 per semester (6 credits)*
 $1930 per summer session (3 credits)*

Interior Design Transfer Program / Non CA Resident

Tuition$5630 per semester (6 credits)*
 $2815 per summer session

Graduate Preparation Program / Resident and Non Resident

Tuition$3500 per semester**
 $1750 per summer session (3 credits)**
 $1750 per additional (optional) 3 credit course**

Advanced Studies Program / Resident and Non Resident

Tuition$3500 per semester (6 credits)**
 $1750 per summer session

International Students / All Programs

Tuition$5630 per semester (6 credits)*
 $2815 per summer session (3 credits)*
 Architecture / Design courses only
 General Education courses at WLAC are additional

*Includes WLAC co-enrollment fee
**WLAC co-enrollment fee not required Tuition may be increased without notice

BPPE

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Los Angeles Institute of Architecture and Design’s approval to operate in the State of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education act (CP-PEa) of 2009, which is effective January 1, 2010. The act is administered by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), under the Department of Consumer affairs. The Bureau can be reached at: P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, Ca 95798-0818, 888.370.7589

www.bppe.ca.gov

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ARCHITECTURE TRANSFER PROGRAM -12 UNIT

ARCHITECTURE TRANSFER PROGRAM – 9 UNIT

ARCHITECTURE TRANSFER II PROGRAM

GRADUATE PREPARATION PROGRAM -12 UNIT

GRADUATE PREPARATION PROGRAM -9 UNIT

INTERIOR DESIGN TRANSFER PROGRAM -12 UNIT

INTERIOR DESIGN TRANSFER PROGRAM -9 UNIT

PORTFOLIO STUDIO PROGRAM