Financial Aid

Traditional financing for the cost of tuition is available for all students regardless of credit, with interest-only payments while in school.

CDI is proud to be partnered with Climb Credit to offer tuition financing. Prospective students may submit financing applications without affecting their credit. Click the logo below to get started!

Climb Credit

Please be aware that financing is for tuition only and cannot be used to pay your application fee, diving physical, required personal equipment, or housing during the program. If you are not interested in financing your education, we offer personal payment options below.

The Arizona Department of Economic Security provides Vocational Rehabilitation services to Arizona residents. Click here for full details.

Tuition may be financed in-house for students who would like to make payments for the full tuition amount over the course of the 7-month program.  A credit check may be required and a cosigner is recommended.  Please call us at (623) 882-3483 or email us for more details.


We offer a $1000 scholarship on tuition to military veterans. To qualify, you must provide proof of your discharge from active military service. Please contact our financial aid office for details.

Military veterans may be eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment benefits from the Veterans Administration. Click here for full details on how to apply, and visit our Veterans page for more information about GI Bill benefits