FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$30,575

5.56% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$31,652

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.63%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

38.9%

149 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

75

92% Full-Time

About

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego were .

In 2016, 17 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego. 94.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 5.88% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (9 degrees), 1.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (5 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is $30,575, which is $16,604 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is $30,575, which is $16,604 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,652.

In 2016, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$30,575

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego was $30,575. The cost of tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is $16,604 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$31,652

2016 Value

9.46%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,652. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego grew by 9.46%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,148

Room and Board

$2,640

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego was of $14,148 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,640. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 14.8% with respect to 2015, when 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

7.63%

2015 Default Rate

137

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego was 7.63%, which represents 137 out of the 1795 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego received 149 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 3.25% annual decline. Out of those 149 applicants, 58 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 38.9% acceptance rate.

There were 75 students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego has an overall enrollment yield of 56.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

38.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

58

Accepted Out of 149

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego was 38.9% (58 admissions from 149 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 56.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -3.25%, while admissions declined by -33.3%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego has a total enrollment of 75 students. The full-time enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is 69 students and the part-time enrollment is 6. This means that 92% of students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.3% White, 34.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.67% Asian, 5.33% Black or African American, 2.67% Two or More Races, 1.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (27.5%) and Asian Female (5.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75 students. The full-time enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is 69 and the part-time enrollment is 6. This means that 92% of students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    34

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    26

  3. Asian

    5

The enrolled student population at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is 45.3% White, 34.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.67% Asian, 5.33% Black or African American, 2.67% Two or More Races, 1.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2 students (2.67%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 15 more women than men received degrees from FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego. The majority of degree recipients at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego are white (9 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (5 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (17 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego are Accountants & auditors (1,052,249 people), Miscellaneous managers (642,375 people), Financial managers (404,467 people), Chief executives & legislators (295,147 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (258,891 people).

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego are Business (17 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego are Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Other financial specialists, and Marine engineers & naval architects

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego are Business (17 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego are Insurance carriers & related activities (488,035 people), Banking & related activities (455,608 people), Elementary & secondary schools (391,499 people), Computer Systems Design (365,804 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (355,182 people).

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego are Business (17 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1

  2. 16

In 2016, 1 degrees were awarded to men at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego, which is 0.0625 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (16).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 1 degrees were awarded to men at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego in Fashion Merchandising, which is 0.0625 times less than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 16 degrees were awarded to women at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego in Fashion Merchandising, which is 16 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

N/A%

100% Completion Time

N/A%

150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

N/A

Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is white (9 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (5 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    8 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    5 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is white female (8 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (5 degrees).

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Operations

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the N/A fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $N/A (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In N/A, FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $N/A on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego are: Management, with 5 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 3 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

N/A Endowment

N/A

N/A from N/A

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the N/A fiscal year. The endowment of FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego N/A N/A from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $N/A - Federal

  2. $N/A - State

  3. $N/A - Local

As of N/A, FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego received $N/A in grants and contracts from the federal government, $N/A from state grants and contracts, and $N/A from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$N/A

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In N/A, FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $N/A on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$N/A

N/A Salaries

0%

growth from N/A

In N/A, FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego paid a median of $N/A in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from N/A and a 0% growth from N/A.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A

Instructional Salaries

N/A

Number of Employees

In N/A, FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego paid a total of $N/A to N/A employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

5 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego were Management with 5 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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