Beverly Hills Design Institute is a private institution that prepares students to become successful professionals in the global market place.

Students engage in this preparation, at Seven Levels:

  1. Definition of their Professional Mission
  2. Valuation and Financial Responsibility
  3. Development of their Unique Brand Identity
  4. Dedication to Serve
  5. Productivity
  6. Client Satisfaction
  7. Personal Reward

Candidates need to demonstrate they have either of the following:

  • A high school diploma (this can be from a foreign school if it is equivalent to a U.S. high school diploma);
  • The recognized equivalent of a high school diploma, such as a general education development or GED certificate; or
  • Completed homeschooling at the secondary level;

Your completed Application Package should be uploaded and submitted to your admission online account no later than:


Enrolling Quarter Due Date*
Summer Quarter July 1st
Fall Quarter October 1st
Winter Quarter January 1st
Spring Quarter April 1st


* If you cannot meet (or found you have missed) the deadline for your planned quarter start, you may appeal for an extension with the admissions office

Complete your free application form by following this link or through the button at the bottom of each page of the site.

Expect to be contacted by our Financial Department to discuss your financial means to graduate from BHDI.

International applicants who have completed a high school or a higher education degree in which the language of instruction was NOT English, must submit their TOEFL, IELTS, ACCUPLACER ESL results, or transcripts from an ESL program.

International applicants who DO NOT HAVE any supporting evidence of their English Language proficiency may be required to take first our Intensive English Language Program before studying any professional major at BHDI.

Upon acceptance, candidates will need to provide ONE of the following:

  • an official sealed transcript from your high school showing evidence of graduation
  • a copy of your high school diploma
  • a General Educational Development (GED) Certificate
  • a high school equivalency certificate such as the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE)
  • Home school transcripts should include course titles, grades (with an explanatory scale if not letter grades), credits and signature of the home school administrator (the parent or other person who organized, taught and evaluated your home school coursework). If documentation is not possible, GED or CHSPE scores must be submitted.
  • Earned credits at an accredited higher education institution recognized by the US Department of Education
  • Earned credits at a foreign higher education institution recognized by the federal government of that nation

Transcripts from international schools that are not provided in English directly from the issuing institution must be presented both in the original language form and translated into English by a translation agency or official translator.