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California Institute of Integral Studies

California Institute of Integral Studies is college with 75 students located in San Francisco, CA.

Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Research University


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At CIIS, you can find your path to your place in the world.

CIIS is a unique institution where education is rooted both in great traditions of knowledge and in the most forward-looking visions of the future. Creative, curious, mindful and socially aware--these are just a few of the words that describe the people of CIIS. Here's what we offer:

small classes and personal attention from faculty internationally recognized professors who expand the boundaries of learning leading-edge graduate programs in the School of Professional Psychology and the School of Consciousness and Transformation a BA completion program in Interdisciplinary Studies on weekends in a cohort format online graduate programs in the groundbreaking fields of Transformative Studies and Transformative Leadership with an international community of learners internships in CIIS counseling centers where students learn under the guidance of experienced supervisors

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 75
Gender 27% Male / 73% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 91% Full Time / 9% Part Time
Geography 95% In State / 5% Out of State / 2% International
Ethnic Diversity
White 50%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Multi-racial 5%
International 2%
Hispanic/Latino 22%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%


  • Dance
  • Government or Political Activity
  • International Student Organization
  • Choral Groups
  • Drama/Theater

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling financial aid counseling minority students services personal counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities: meditation room, zen roof garden, art galleries in hallways, counseling centers
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): independent study internships dual enrollment of high school students
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (100%)

Majors Offered


Any instructional program in multi/interdisciplinary studies not listed above.

Administration & Faculty

President Joseph Subbiondo
Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Full-time Faculty 56
Student : Faculty Ratio 15 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 53 : 46
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100
International Faculty 5




Selectivity Score: 22/100




Regular Decision

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Sticker Price

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $25,458 Same as On-Campus
Fees $255 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $25,713 $25,713

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Washington Monthly

#32 National Universities - Overall Score
#84 National Universities - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#155 National Universities - Community Service Participation Rank
#155 National Universities - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#156 National Universities - Faculty National Academies Rank
#208 National Universities - Graduation Rate Rank
#218 National Universities - Faculty Awards Rank
#255 National Universities - Peace Corps Rank
#258 National Universities - Research Expenditures Rank
#258 National Universities - ROTC Rank
#267 National Universities - Overall Rank
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