The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles (FIDM)

Los Angeles, CA

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The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles

The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles Student Essentials

The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private/For Profit
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: fidm.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $27,625
Out-of-State Tuition: $22,915
Retention Rate: 86%
Enrollment: 4,651
Year Established: 1969

About FIDM

If you want to blend your passion for creativity and fashion into your career, you should consider the academics offered at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, California.

The institute is dedicated to serving students who are seeking careers in the entertainment, fashion and design industries. To provide its students with exceptional learning resources, FIDM hosts various exhibits throughout the year in its museum and art galleries. As a student, you will have easy access to an array of inspirational works, all the time.

Many FIDM student organizations host events throughout the year, allowing you to make the most out of your college life. Whether you want to get involved in community events, volunteer groups or help organize campus activities, you will be able to explore a variety of professional and leisure opportunities.

FIDM’s academics consist of career-focused major programs, available in:

  • Apparel Business Owner
  • Stylist
  • Creative Director
  • Costume Designer
  • Trend Analyst
  • Account Executive

Upon completion of a program, you will earn an associate’s degree and have the option of pursuing advanced study degrees in fields like Set Design and Decoration, Film and TV Costume Design and Footwear Design or a bachelor’s degree in Business Management.

You can complement your classroom education by completing internship programs offered at leading companies in the area like NBC, Sony Pictures Television and E! Entertainment.

FIDM maintains an open admissions policy and considers each applicant for enrollment. Applications are available on FIDM’s website.

Students who demonstrate the need for tuition assistance will be offered financial aid through FIDM’s programs which include institutional scholarships, direct loans and other federal programs.

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FIDM Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Former Student - Last Attended 2010

Overall Rating

It's a good school if you know exactly what you want to do. Their curriculum is very tailored to specific parts of the industry, so you're really learning what you need to go into the design business. Overall, you're meeting a lot of great people and networking is one of the most important things to get a job anyway.


FIDM Map & Location

The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles
919 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90015


Getting Around FIDM

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Los Angeles, CA

Winter
Dec
68
47
Jan
68
48
Feb
69
49
Spring
Mar
70
51
Apr
73
54
May
74
57
Summer
Jun
78
60
Jul
83
64
Aug
84
64
Fall
Sep
83
63
Oct
79
59
Nov
73
52

FIDM Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 4,651
Freshman Class 1,860
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,651

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 21%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 44%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 13%
  • Unknown and Other: 17%
Latino 21%
African American 5%
Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 13%
Unknown and Other 17%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 36%
Part-Time 64%
Women 88%
Men 12%
International 12%
Domestic 88%

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