Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

919 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1421
(213) 624-1200
(800) 624-1200
Fax: (213) 624-4799

Contact: Susan Aronson
Executive Director of Admissions
Main Address

919 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1421
(213) 624-1200

www.fidm.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 4,651
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 881
Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,651

Setting

Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $225
Out-of-state application fee: $375
Online application fee: $225
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:
Interview required
Essay(s) required
Recommended: SAT Reasoning Test or ACT

Very important admission factors:
Character/Personal Qualities
Application Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Talent/Ability
Level of Applicant’s Interest

Important admission factors:
Rigor of secondary school record
Academic GPA

Considered:
Extracurricular Activities
Standardized Test Scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

A note about the college’s admission requirements: High school transcripts, standardized test scores, references, portfolio or admissions project, essays, and evidence of interest in major area through work experience, high school preparation, or extracurricular activities considered.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Design/Visual Communications A
Digital art A
Fashion Design A
Fiber/Textile/Weaving Arts A
Graphic Design A
Interior Design A
Metal/Jewelry Arts A
Multimedia A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Fashion Merchandising A
Marketing Management A,B
Merchandising A
Operations Management A
Retailing A
Sales and Distribution A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Apparel/Textile Manufacturing A
Apparel/Textile Marketing Management A
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies A
Consumer Merchandising A
Fashion/Fabric Consultant A
Textile Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (213) 624-1200
Website: www.fidm.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online: fidm.edu/en/admissions/how+to+apply/
Address: 919 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90015-1421
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,227
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,639 (74% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $32,732
Out-of-state Tuition: $32,732
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 75%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,557

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 221
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 22
Visual and Performing Arts 77
Grand total 11111

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $32,732
Out-of-state $32,732
Books and supplies $2,501

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $42,240
Out-of-state $42,240

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 385 75%
Grant or scholarship aid 299 59% $8,557
Student loan aid 280 55% $8,442

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,156 49% $8,535
Federal student loans 1,159 50% $7,276

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,849 321 1,528
Percent admitted 100% 36% 36%
Percent admitted who enrolled 23% 27% 22%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,227
Undergraduate enrollment 2,195
Graduate enrollment 32

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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