FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,362
0.71% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$39,343
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.11%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
40.6%
165 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
188
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 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco were Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (25 degrees awarded) and Industrial & Product Design (9 degrees).

In 2019, 115 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco. 89.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 10.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (43 degrees), 1.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (26 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is $31,362, which is $16,862 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is $31,362, which is $16,862 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $39,343.

In 2019, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,362
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was $31,362. The cost of tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is $16,862 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$39,343
2019 Value
7.77%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $39,343. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco grew by 7.77%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,148
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 $14,148 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,501. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 6.68% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.
5.11%
2017 Default Rate
64
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was 5.11%, which represents 64 out of the 1253 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 Francisco received 165 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 26.9% annual growth. Out of those 165 applicants, 67 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 40.6% acceptance rate.

There were 188 students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco in 2019, 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 62.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

40.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
67
Accepted Out of 165

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was 40.6% (67 admissions from 165 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 46.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 26.9%, while admissions grew by 11.7%.

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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 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco has a total enrollment of 188 students. The full-time enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is 163 students and the part-time enrollment is 25. 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 30.3% White, 23.4% Hispanic or Latino, 21.3% Asian, 5.32% Black or African American, 3.19% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.13% Two or More Races, and 1.6% 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 (22.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (20.2%) and Asian Female (18.4%). 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 188 students. The full-time enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is 163 and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

95%
2019 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 95%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), 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
    57
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    44
  3. Asian
    40

The enrolled student population at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is 30.3% White, 23.4% Hispanic or Latino, 21.3% Asian, 5.32% Black or African American, 3.19% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.13% Two or More Races, and 1.6% 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 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 9 students (4.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 91 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 (43 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (26 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 (25 degrees awarded), followed by Industrial & Product Design (9 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 (45 degrees awarded) and Business (70 degrees).

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 Francisco are Accountants & auditors (981,622 people), Other managers (719,130 people), Financial managers (490,070 people), Chief executives & legislators (372,496 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (281,840 people).

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are Visual & Performing Arts (45 degrees awarded) and Business (70 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, Chief executives & legislators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are Visual & Performing Arts (45 degrees awarded) and Business (70 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 (599,648 people), Computer Systems Design (495,427 people), Banking & related activities (482,562 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (421,722 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (397,768 people).

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are Visual & Performing Arts (45 degrees awarded) and Business (70 degrees).

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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 Francisco.
Most Common
  1. 25 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 9 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services with 25 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

12
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
103
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 12 degrees were awarded to men at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco, which is 0.117 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (103).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 6 degrees were awarded to men at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco in Fashion Merchandising, which is 0.154 times less than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 39 degrees were awarded to women at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco in Fashion Merchandising, which is 6.5 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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N/A
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 (69.1%).

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
    43 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    26 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is white (43 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (26 degrees).

5.22% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    42 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is white female (42 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (24 degrees).

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