Accreditation, License and Approvals


Beverly Hills Design Institute is a private institution that is approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education (BPPE). Approval to operate means compliance with state standards as set forth in the Chapter 8 of the California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59.

The following programs are approved by the BPPE:

  • Associate of Arts Degree in Fashion Design
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fashion Design
  • Associate of Arts Degree in Pattern Design
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Pattern Design
  • Professional Fashion Design Laboratory Certificate
  • Creative Fashion Design Laboratory Certificate
  • Professional Pattern Design Laboratory Certificate
  • Creative Pattern Design Laboratory Certificate
  • Intensive English Language Program

Any questions a student may have regarding this catalog, that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to:

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Physical Address:   2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
Phone Number: (916) 431-6959

Toll Free: (888) 370-7589

Fax Number: (916) 263-1897
Web site: www.bppe.ca.gov
E-mail: bppe@dca.ca.gov

A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling Toll Free: (888) 370-7589, or by completing a complaint from, which can be obtained on the bureau’s internet Web site www.bppe.ca.gov.

Beverly Hills Design Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees and Intensive English Language Certificates.

The following programs are accredited by ACICS:

  • Associate of Arts Degree in Fashion Design
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fashion Design
  • Associate of Arts Degree in Pattern Design
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Pattern Design
  • Intensive English Language Program

Certificate programs are NOT accredited by ACICS.

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

ACICS
750 First Street, NE, Suite 980
Washington , DC . 20002-4241
Ph 202.336.6780
Fax 202.842.2593                                                                                     

Web site: www.acics.org                                                                            

E-mail:  acics@acics.org

 

NOTICE ABOUT BEVERLY HILLS DESIGN INSTITUTE ACCREDITATION

Beverly Hills Design Institute is approved to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs.

BHDI School Code:   041855

BHDI is approved by the California State Approving Agency for Veteran Affairs to train students under the Veteran’s Bill of Rights.

Beverly Hills Design Institute is committed to assisting Veterans, their dependents, and reservists in obtaining their VA educational benefits and in achieving their educational and career goals.

In order to determine your program eligibility, you will need to contact BHDI’s Veterans Affairs Certifying Official:

Robert McNeil RICE II

310 360 8888

For more information on VA educational benefits: www.gibill.va.gov

Beverly Hills Design Institute is approved to participate to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and is currently authorized by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under Federal law to enroll academic and language non-immigrant students with an F-1 Visa.