FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$31,141

1.85% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$36,135

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.57%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

36.9%

198 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

279

82.1% 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 (27 degrees awarded) and Industrial & Product Design (15 degrees).

In 2017, 126 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco. 90.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 9.52% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (39 degrees), 1.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is $31,141, which is $17,141 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is $31,141, which is $17,141 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $36,135.

In 2017, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,141

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was $31,141. The cost of tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is $17,141 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$36,135

2017 Value

10.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $36,135. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco grew by 10.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,148

Room and Board

$2,485

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 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,485. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 5.87% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.64% with respect to 2016, when 55% 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.

6.57%

2016 Default Rate

99

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was 6.57%, which represents 99 out of the 1506 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 198 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.49% annual decline. Out of those 198 applicants, 73 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 36.9% acceptance rate.

There were 279 students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco in 2017, 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 60.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

36.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

73

Accepted Out of 198

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was 36.9% (73 admissions from 198 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 36.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -1.49%, while admissions stayed by 0%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco has a total enrollment of 279 students. The full-time enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is 229 students and the part-time enrollment is 50. This means that 82.1% 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 36.6% White, 23.3% Hispanic or Latino, 16.8% Asian, 6.09% Black or African American, 6.09% Two or More Races, 1.43% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.717% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21%) and Asian Female (14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco, both undergraduate and graduate, is 279 students. The full-time enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is 229 and the part-time enrollment is 50. This means that 82.1% of students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%

2017 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 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), 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

    102

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    65

  3. Asian

    47

The enrolled student population at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is 36.6% White, 23.3% Hispanic or Latino, 16.8% Asian, 6.09% Black or African American, 6.09% Two or More Races, 1.43% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.717% 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 12 students (4.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 102 more women than men received degrees from FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco. The majority of degree recipients at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are white (39 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 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 (27 degrees awarded), followed by Industrial & Product Design (15 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 (79 degrees awarded) and Business (47 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 (1,088,077 people), Other managers (633,964 people), Financial managers (418,448 people), Chief executives & legislators (311,764 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (288,743 people).

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are Visual & Performing Arts (79 degrees awarded) and Business (47 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, Dentists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are Visual & Performing Arts (79 degrees awarded) and Business (47 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 (574,657 people), Banking & related activities (486,859 people), Computer Systems Design (442,260 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (395,828 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (391,596 people).

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco are Visual & Performing Arts (79 degrees awarded) and Business (47 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. 27 degrees awarded

  2. 15 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco was Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services with 27 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 12

  2. 114

In 2017, 12 degrees were awarded to men at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco, which is 0.105 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (114).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 5 degrees were awarded to men at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco in Fashion Merchandising, which is 0.333 times less than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 30 degrees were awarded to women at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco in General Design & Visual Communications, which is 10 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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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 Francisco is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    39 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    32 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is white (39 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

7.94% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    36 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    29 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is white female (36 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (29 degrees).

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