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California Institute of Integral Studies

San Francisco, California

11,372+ students

School Description

California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) is an accredited university that strives to embody spirit, intellect, and wisdom in service to individuals, communities, and the earth. CIIS expands the boundaries of traditional degree programs with transdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and applied studies utilizing face-to-face, hybrid, and online pedagogical approaches. Offering a personal learning environment and supportive community, CIIS provides an excellent multifaceted education for people committed to transforming themselves, others, and the world.

Programs Offered

Anthropology and Social Change
Anthropology and Social Change is a small innovative graduate department with a particular focus on ... activist scholarship, militant research, and social change.Its unique approach to ethnographic research methodology dissolves traditional barriers between research and political activism, between insiders and outsiders, and between researchers and protagonists. Ethnography is a tool for "creating the conditions we describe. Read More
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Arts Therapy
Arts therapy refers to a therapeutic approach with individuals, couples, families, groups, and commu ... nity-based programs that integrates a wide range of arts modalities in the service of human growth, development, and healing.The Expressive Arts Therapy (EXA) concentration in counseling psychology prepares students for practicing the art and science of expressive arts therapy through a curriculum rooted in contemporary, creative, competency-based adult learning approaches Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Asian Philosophies and Cultures Program - Apc
the Asian Philosophies and Cultures Program (APC) combines both classical and modern approaches to t ... he study of Asian religious and philosophical traditions while addressing contemporary social issues. A distinctive and progressive academic model, it is based on the principle that spiritual transformation contributes to academic excellence Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Communnity Mental Health
Program trains students to become licensed therapists and leaders in empowering disenfranchised comm ... unities.Students learn to address systemic issues within a patient's community and surroundings that affect mental health Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Drama Therapy
The program integrates experiential, didactic, and clinical courses in a carefully paced and sequenc ... ed curriculum, to train students to become personally and culturally aware, attuned, and competent drama therapists and psychotherapists Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
East West Psychology
The East-West Psychology program offers a global approach to the exploration and study of psychology ... and spirituality. Students are encouraged to become thought leaders in cross-cultural relations that are rooted in ancient spiritual traditions Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion
program allows students to cultivate the knowledge and wisdom to respond to these existential threat ... s from integral and transdisciplinary perspectives. Students gain skills and insight to transform practices, worldviews, and consciousness in service of a more just, sustainable, and flourishing planetary future Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Integral Counseling Psychology
This program is experiential, culturally sensitive, and centered on the inner work necessary for bec ... oming a healer Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Master of Fine Arts
Master of Fine Arts degrees allow you to study subjects such as filmmaking, theater, graphic design, ... dance and creative writing at masters level.Fine Arts program provides a dynamic, challenging environment in which students develop diverse studio-based practices and pursue interdisciplinary scholarship Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness
The Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness (PCC) graduate program is dedicated to re-imagining the ... human species as a mutually enhancing member of the Earth community.Program attracts intellectually engaged individuals who are in varying degrees dismayed by what they see happening in modern societies and who are striving to find meaningful ways to develop their gifts to serve the future of the world Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Somatic Psychology
learn a counseling approach that combines traditional practice and understanding with attention to t ... he crucial role of the body in the structure and process of the psyche.The program teaches a developmental sociocultural perspective that explores how embodied affect, expression, identity, and interaction are formed both in families and in communities of participation outside of the family of origin Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Women's Spirituality Program
Women's Spirituality program offers an interdisciplinary, multicultural, decolonial feminist approac ... h to the study of spirituality and religion.The curriculum incorporates scholarship from women/gender studies, ethnic studies, religious studies, philosophy, religion, and other related fields Read More
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Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

Location & Climate

  • Locale type: Large-City.
  • Spring temperature ranges between 9°C to 23°C on average.
  • Summer temperature ranges between 13°C to 30°C on average.
  • Fall temperature ranges between 10°C to 27°C on average.
  • Winter temperature ranges between 5°C to 18°C on average.

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Student Info

Student:Faculty

10 : 1

Male:Female

1 : 4


Admissions Info

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Graduation Rate

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Other Info

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Avg. Salary

$60,000


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Programs Offered

Anthropology and Social Change
Anthropology and Social Change is a small innovative graduate department with a particular focus on ... activist scholarship, militant research, and social change.Its unique approach to ethnographic research methodology dissolves traditional barriers between research and political activism, between insiders and outsiders, and between researchers and protagonists. Ethnography is a tool for "creating the conditions we describe. Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Arts Therapy
Arts therapy refers to a therapeutic approach with individuals, couples, families, groups, and commu ... nity-based programs that integrates a wide range of arts modalities in the service of human growth, development, and healing.The Expressive Arts Therapy (EXA) concentration in counseling psychology prepares students for practicing the art and science of expressive arts therapy through a curriculum rooted in contemporary, creative, competency-based adult learning approaches Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Asian Philosophies and Cultures Program - Apc
the Asian Philosophies and Cultures Program (APC) combines both classical and modern approaches to t ... he study of Asian religious and philosophical traditions while addressing contemporary social issues. A distinctive and progressive academic model, it is based on the principle that spiritual transformation contributes to academic excellence Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Communnity Mental Health
Program trains students to become licensed therapists and leaders in empowering disenfranchised comm ... unities.Students learn to address systemic issues within a patient's community and surroundings that affect mental health Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Drama Therapy
The program integrates experiential, didactic, and clinical courses in a carefully paced and sequenc ... ed curriculum, to train students to become personally and culturally aware, attuned, and competent drama therapists and psychotherapists Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
East West Psychology
The East-West Psychology program offers a global approach to the exploration and study of psychology ... and spirituality. Students are encouraged to become thought leaders in cross-cultural relations that are rooted in ancient spiritual traditions Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion
program allows students to cultivate the knowledge and wisdom to respond to these existential threat ... s from integral and transdisciplinary perspectives. Students gain skills and insight to transform practices, worldviews, and consciousness in service of a more just, sustainable, and flourishing planetary future Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Integral Counseling Psychology
This program is experiential, culturally sensitive, and centered on the inner work necessary for bec ... oming a healer Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Master of Fine Arts
Master of Fine Arts degrees allow you to study subjects such as filmmaking, theater, graphic design, ... dance and creative writing at masters level.Fine Arts program provides a dynamic, challenging environment in which students develop diverse studio-based practices and pursue interdisciplinary scholarship Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness
The Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness (PCC) graduate program is dedicated to re-imagining the ... human species as a mutually enhancing member of the Earth community.Program attracts intellectually engaged individuals who are in varying degrees dismayed by what they see happening in modern societies and who are striving to find meaningful ways to develop their gifts to serve the future of the world Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Somatic Psychology
learn a counseling approach that combines traditional practice and understanding with attention to t ... he crucial role of the body in the structure and process of the psyche.The program teaches a developmental sociocultural perspective that explores how embodied affect, expression, identity, and interaction are formed both in families and in communities of participation outside of the family of origin Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Women's Spirituality Program
Women's Spirituality program offers an interdisciplinary, multicultural, decolonial feminist approac ... h to the study of spirituality and religion.The curriculum incorporates scholarship from women/gender studies, ethnic studies, religious studies, philosophy, religion, and other related fields Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

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