Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad

Carlsbad, CA

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Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad

Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad

Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad Student Essentials

Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Students)
Website: www.gia.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
Tuition: $ 19,348
Enrollment: 278
Year Established: 1931

About Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad

Since 1931, the Gemological Institute of America has been a leading expert on jewelry. Part research institute and part school, GIA is highly respected in the gem industry. If you want to turn your interest in gems into a career, the Gemological Institute is a great place to look.

One of the best features of student life at GIA Carlsbad is its location. Just 90 miles from Los Angeles and a short drive from San Diego, the school offers easy access to two of California’s most exciting cities.

GIA Carlsbad’s academics are vocational in nature. All of its programs are geared toward a career in gemology, and include the following subjects:

  • Graduate Gemologist
  • Graduate Diamonds, Colored Stones, or Pearls
  • Accredited Jewelry Professional
  • Graduate Jeweler
  • Applied Jewelry Arts

The main sources of financial aid at GIA Carlsbad are federal programs. These include Pell grants, SEOG, and subsidized and unsubsidized loans for eligible students. The school also offers over 30 institutional scholarships, many of which are based on merit. The award amount for these scholarships varies from $500 to $18,000.

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Licenses, Accreditations, and Membership

Accreditations i

  • Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
  • Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC)

Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad Map & Location

Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad
5345 Armada Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008


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Getting Around Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

3/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Carlsbad, CA

Winter
Dec
63
45
Jan
63
45
Feb
62
46
Spring
Mar
62
49
Apr
63
52
May
65
56
Summer
Jun
67
60
Jul
70
63
Aug
71
64
Fall
Sep
71
62
Oct
69
57
Nov
66
50

Students

Total Students 278

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • Caucasian: 40%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 8%
  • Unknown and Other: 49%
Latino 3%
Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 8%
Unknown and Other 49%

Full-Time 75%
Part-Time 25%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad

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