59%

Acceptance Rate

$8,786

Avg.Financial Aid

011112

FAFSA Code

About Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

For-Profit

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

66

Website

www.FIDM.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) is a private for-profit institution providing education for students in the fields of designing, fashion, digital art, and fashion industry. It was established in 1969, by Tonian Honberg which he started with just two classrooms and today it has grown into four campuses.

  • It is one of the first colleges in the west coast of US. There are career advisors providing answers for industry related questions. It offers distance learning education.

  • The online career network is available 24/7. FIDM faculties are working continuously to make the college experience and study material better. The faculty consists of the industry professionals.

  • The student-faculty ratio at the institute is 7:1 with a total population of 75 students.

  • FIDM acceptance rate is 39%.

Online Education at FIDM

FIDM's eLearning Program is a synergistic web-based learning condition that associates students to their colleagues and staff. The institute provides the same quality as traditional classroom learnings.

For more info on Tuition and Fees


Reviews

Some of the student's reviews of the institute are given below.

  • The faculties are well experienced and provide the students with the realistic classes. The community involves people who are highly passionate about designing.

  • The college is not just fashion oriented but also teaches the students to be industry professionals. The online course is easily accessible and online guidance is available.

  • The campus is super creative. The whole education is built on the basis of creativity.

Location & Contact

Address

350 Tenth Avenue Third Floor

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6192352049
Fax: 6192324322
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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

2020-08-01

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

59%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

Admissions to Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

Admission Requirement for Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising programs

  • Completion of the application form.

  • Official transcripts from the previous institution attended.

  • ACT/SAT scores ( if applicable )

  • Two letters of recommendation.

  • Portfolio/Entrance Project and an essay

  • TOEFL Scores.


Technology Requirements

Minimum Computer system requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 98-Vista or Macintosh OS X

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 - 7.0 or Mozilla Firefox 2.x 

  • Microsoft Office

  • Antivirus Software

  • A valid email address

  • 256 MB RAM

  • 5 MB free disk space

  • 56.6 kbps modem connection speed (a high-speed connection is recommended)

  • Internet Explorer 7 (for Windows)

  • Mozilla Firefox (for Windows or Mac)

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

  • Adobe Flash Player

  • Java Virtual Machine

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$37,063

Average Annual Cost

$31,141

Books And Supplies

$2,501

Other Fees

$1,152

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$6,525

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,030

Total One Year Cost

$32,732

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (FIDM SF) are $32,732 for their students.59 students (27.06% of the enrolled undergraduate students) have received grant or scholarships aid and the average amount is $7,772. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for FIDM SF is $47,819 including tuition, fees, books & supplies costs, and living costs. The undergraduate tuition and fees at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are much higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition. 

For academic year 2019-2020, undergraduate tuition & fees at FIDM SF is $32,732. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is $33,177. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 1.36% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 8.59% from the previous year. The undergraduate tuition and fees at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are much higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

21:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

74%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

100%

Male Professors

NA

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

17 Graduates

Student Body

Undergraduate Students

66

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

42%

Full-time

92%

Part-time

8%

Students Gender

Male

9%

US National: 44%

Female

91%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

38% White

5% Unknown

5% Black

36% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

2% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

22%

Out Of State

78%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$73,476 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,500

$12,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$130 - 130

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

74%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,786

Students Receiving Federal Grants

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,011

Students Receiving State Aid

29%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,438

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,443

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,379

$30K - $48K

$11,690

$48K - $75K

$10,462

$75K - $110K

$7,491

> $110K

$714

The institute offers different types of Financial Aids like grants and loans, merit-based tuition scholarships, and work-study programs.

Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA form. Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising federal school code is 011112.

  • The several scholarships provided include FIDM National Scholarship Competition, FIDM Fashion Club Scholarship Competition, California FCCLA Scholarship Competition, National FCCLA Scholarship Competition, and The GUESS Scholars Program

  • The Federal Aid include Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational, Opportunity Grants (SEOG), Federal Subsidized Stafford Loan, Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loans, and Parent PLUS Loan.

  • The State Aid include Cal Grant A, Cal Grant B, and Cal Grant C.

  • The Military Benefits include Yellow Ribbon Program and Opportunity to join Student Veterans of America.

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