International Academy of Design & Technology – Schaumburg

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The International Academy of Design & Technology Schaumburg
Active1977 (1977)–2015 (2015)
PresidentMark Holroyd
915 National Parkway
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42°02′38″N 88°02′56″W / 42.044°N 88.049°W / 42.044; -88.049Coordinates: 42°02′38″N 88°02′56″W / 42.044°N 88.049°W / 42.044; -88.049

The International Academy of Design & Technology (IADT) – Schaumburg was a for-profit college. The Schaumburg campus was one of ten IADT locations throughout North America. It was founded as the International Academy of Merchandising and Design, Ltd. in 1977 by Clem Stein, Jr. In 2001, the academy changed its name to the International Academy of Design & Technology. In 2015, the school was closed.[1]


IADT – Schaumburg offered Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees:

Associate of Applied Science Degree:

  • Fashion Design


All applicants were required to complete a personal interview with an admissions representative, either in person or by telephone. In addition to the interview, the following had to be completed prior to admission: an enrollment agreement, a student disclosure form, attestation of graduation from high school or equivalency and payment of application fee.[2]


The International Academy of Design & Technology was accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.[3]


The faculty and staff at IADT - Schaumburg were affiliated with many academic, professional, honorary, and civic organizations such as the following:


The facilities at IADT – Schaumburg included classrooms, lecture rooms, drafting labs, design studios, and sewing and patternmaking rooms. Computer labs were equipped with Macintosh and IBM compatible personal computers with software for computer aided design (CAD), graphic design, word processing, database management, spreadsheet analysis and computer aided pattern drafting. The Schaumburg library collection had electronic resources with access to e-Books and full-text journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.


  1. ^ "Status". IADT Schaumburg. Archived from the original on 22 February 2011. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  2. ^ IADT Schaumburg, Admissions Section
  3. ^ ACICS, Accredited Institutions Archived 2008-03-18 at the Wayback Machine

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