Student Financing Options

1. Free Funding for Military Spouses

We are affiliated with the Department of Defense Military Spouse Career Advancement Account Program and military spouses are now eligible to receive 100% funding for our training programs.

For a step-by-step guide on how to receive military funding, click here (pdf)..

2. ICDS Payment Plan

The billing policy of ICDS is that tuition payment must be made via cash, money order, cashier's check, or credit card. All accounts must be paid in full in order to receive transcript. A deposit of $750.00 is required upon enrollment. The deposit applies to the tuition payment. We offer three non-interest payment plans as follows:

  • Payment Plan 1 - 100% payment of full balance upon enrollment.
  • Payment Plan 2 - 50% upon enrollment and 50% upon completion of all courses of instruction.
  • Payment Plan 3- Six equal installments of $733.33 to be paid monthly over a six month period.

3. Student Loans

ICDS does not accept funding made via student loan programs.

4. Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

ICDS is an approved DARS vendor to provide educational resources to Texans with disabilities and children with developmental delays to improve the quality of their lives and to enable their full participation in society. If you are eligible, you may receive tuition funding from the Texas DARS. Click here to find out more (insert hyperlink: https://hhs.texas.gov/dars ).