The International Academy of Design and Technology (IADT) in Sacramento, California

The International Academy of Design and Technology offer both Associate and Bachelor's degree programs in the field of not only interior design but also in fashion design, video game development, multi-media and computer graphics to name a few. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and School. The original IADT was founded in Chicago in 1977. It was meant to be a post-secondary institution centering on design and technology. The institution has expanded its curriculum and in so doing has now 9 campuses in the United States.




- Chicago
- Detroit
- Las Vegas
- Nashville
- Orlando
- Sacramento
- San Antonio
- Seattle
- Tampa
- Online

As a newly established interior design school in California, having only come about in 2007 in Sacramento, it's still one of the best interior design schools in California. The institute offers BFA with majors in interior design, graphic design, fashion design and merchandising, and advertising design. It also offers an Associate in Applied Science in the said disciplines. What make this school standout is its comparatively low tuition fees at the affordable price of $12,000 a year.

These interior design schools in California all claim of having dedicated, knowledgeable and talented mentors. Financial aid is available for qualified students. These schools help their graduates source for jobs while in school to help augment their allowances. The schools also facilitate exhibits to showcase their students' works in order to expose their talents to the public to help kick-off their careers.

Other interior design schools California has are Design institute of San Diego, The Art Institute of California and Westwood College.