FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

Los Angeles, CA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,724
Graduate Enrollment: 40
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential // full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 35.97%

Male/Female: 11% / 89% (2017)

First generation college students: 30.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2015)

Test scores for admission: Recommended


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 38.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 22.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 13.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 9.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 32.7%
Black: 8.7%
Hispanic: 25.0%
Asian: 12.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 1.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.9%
2+ races: 0.1%
Non-resident alien: 14.9%
Unknown race: 4.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $52,083
In-State tuition: $32,645
Out-of-State tuition: $32,645

Estimated books and supplies: $2,501 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $16,580 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $80,239 (2017)
Median Family Income: $44,590 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 29.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 46.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $13,734 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $146 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $37,735
$30k-48k $38,265
$48k-75k $42,657
$75k-110k $44,561
$110k+ $46,206

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 74%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 92.4% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $13,734 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,333 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $13,531 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 65.3% (2015)
@3 year 71.1% (2017)
@5 year 74.4% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 47.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 50.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $29,611 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $40,743 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 18 $33,822 ($2,819)
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 374 $14,165 $127 $25,659 ($2,138) $36,890 ($3,074)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 58 $29,500 $313 $30,921 ($2,577)
Associate's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 15
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 7
Associate's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 9
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 5
Associate's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 9 $21,163 ($1,764)
Associate's Degree Marketing. 52 $19,025 $168 $22,455 ($1,871) $47,677 ($3,973)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 16 $42,380 ($3,532)
Associate's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 312 $12,000 $127 $31,565 ($2,630) $43,239 ($3,603)
Bachelor's Degree Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 171 $29,167 $304 $40,023 ($3,335) $50,953 ($4,246)
Master's Degree Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 20
Associate's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 71 $19,133 $143 $30,867 ($2,572) $36,023 ($3,002)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $54,900
Full time faculty: 4%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 18.0

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