School of Consciousness and Transformation California Institute of Integral Studies

School of Consciousness and Transformation California Institute of Integral Studies

San Francisco, CA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
16 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Philosophy And Religion Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Asian and comparative studies]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [ecology, spirituality, and religion]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [philosophy, cosmology, and consciousness]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [women's spirituality]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Asian and comparative studies]
      Master of Arts (MA) [ecology, spirituality, and religion]
      Master of Arts (MA) [philosophy, cosmology, and consciousness]
      Master of Arts (MA) [women's spirituality]
    • East-West Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Transformative Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Anthropology And Social Change Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Transformative Leadership Master of Arts (MA)
    • Creative Inquiry/Interdisciplinary Arts Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Writing And Consciousness Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 75
    • Doctoral Degrees 41
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


92% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 196
    • Accepted 181
    • Acceptance Rate 92
    • Enrolled 125
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation, writing sample
    • Doctoral's Degreesmaster's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0, and letters of recommendation, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students487
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students487
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races7%
    • Unknown5%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEcology and sustainability, philosophy and religion, East-West psychology, integrative health, social and cultural anthropology, transformative leadership
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Consciousness and Transformation

California Institute of Integral Studies

1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States

Mr. David Townes

Senior Admissions Counselor

Phone: 415-575-6152
Fax: 415-575-1268

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