FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,275
0.277% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$37,708
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.67%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
32.2%
118 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
113
86.7% Full-Time

About

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is a higher education institution located in San Francisco County, CA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco were Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (17 degrees awarded) and Industrial & Product Design (10 degrees).

In 2020, 71 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco. 88.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 11.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (25 degrees), 1.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is $31,275, which is $16,875 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is $31,275, which is $16,875 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $37,708.

In 2020, 61% of undergraduate students attending FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$31,275
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was $31,275. The cost of tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is $16,875 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$37,708
2020 Value
4.16%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $37,708. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco grew by 4.16%.

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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

$15,084
Room and Board
$2,501
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was of $15,084 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,501. The cost of room and board increased by 6.62% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

61% of undergraduate students at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 3.39% with respect to 2019, when 59% 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.
6.67%
2018 Default Rate
69
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was 6.67%, which represents 69 out of the 1034 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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predictive-analysisAdmissions

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco received 118 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 28.5% annual decline. Out of those 118 applicants, 38 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 32.2% acceptance rate.

There were 113 students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco has an overall enrollment yield of 55.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

32.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
38
Accepted Out of 118

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was 32.2% (38 admissions from 118 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 40.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −28.5%, while admissions declined by −43.3%.

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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 Francisco in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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bookEnrollment

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco has a total enrollment of 113 students. The full-time enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is 98 students and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27.4% White, 24.8% Hispanic or Latino, 23.9% Asian, 7.96% Black or African American, 5.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.885% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.5%), followed by Asian Female (22.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (21.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco, both undergraduate and graduate, is 113 students. The full-time enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is 98 and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2020 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 Francisco was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    31
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    28
  3. Asian
    27

The enrolled student population at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is 27.4% White, 24.8% Hispanic or Latino, 23.9% Asian, 7.96% Black or African American, 5.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.885% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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, 5 students (4.42%) did not report their race.

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learningGraduates

In 2020, 55 more women than men received degrees from FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is white (25 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (17 degrees awarded), followed by Industrial & Product Design (10 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (32 degrees awarded) and Business (39 degrees).

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 Francisco are Accountants & auditors (1,027,479 people), Other managers (651,147 people), Financial managers (441,727 people), Chief executives & legislators (340,838 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (286,626 people).

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are Visual & Performing Arts (32 degrees awarded) and Business (39 degrees).

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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 Francisco are Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are Visual & Performing Arts (32 degrees awarded) and Business (39 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Francisco are Elementary & secondary schools (565,634 people), Banking & related activities (472,409 people), Computer Systems Design (454,984 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (400,465 people), and Insurance carriers (394,488 people).

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are Visual & Performing Arts (32 degrees awarded) and Business (39 degrees).

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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 Francisco.
Most Common
  1. 17 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 10 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services with 17 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

8
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
63
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 8 degrees were awarded to men at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco, which is 0.127 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (63).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 3 degrees were awarded to men at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco in Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services, which is 0.214 times less than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 21 degrees were awarded to women at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco in Fashion Merchandising, which is 21 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    25 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    16 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is white (25 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

8.45% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    21 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is white female (21 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (15 degrees).

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