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

4

919 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90015

FIDM Description

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.

Quick Facts about The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles

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

FIDM Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

5 star
  1 review
4 star
 
3 star
  1 review
2 star
 
1 star
 

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

Former Student - Last Attended 2010

Overall Rating:
3

Detailed Ratings

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.

Read All FIDM Reviews

FIDM Students

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

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
36%
Part-Time
64%

Gender of Students

Women
88%
Men
12%

Ethnic Diversity

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

International Students

International
12%
Domestic
88%

This web site and associated pages are not associated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles (FIDM). CampusExplorer.com has no official or unofficial affiliation with The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles (FIDM).

Compare to Similar Colleges