FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego: Review & Facts

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FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 185 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1985 and is one of the 32 colleges and schools located in San Diego, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
1
Associate's degree is available at FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego.

FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers 1 major - Fashion Merchandising. The most popular concentration is Retailing and Wholesaling. Read the details about Curriculum offered at this college and see the prorgam Rating against other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
79%
The student retention rate at FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego is fair at 79% (above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego is pretty decent -- 15:1. Read more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$27,700
Average tuition prices are very high - around $26,700 per year. The additional fees at FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,000; this totals $27,700 per year.

Read the details about FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
60%
As reported in recent data, 222 applications were submitted and 133 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (619) 235-2049 or check FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego.

Based on the college crime data, FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego Location and Maps



Post Address: FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego, 350 Tenth Avenue, Third Floor, San Diego, California 92101-4903, USA
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