FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, San Francisco Campus

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, San Francisco Campus

San Francisco, CA
student ratio
total students
$28,965 | $28,965
in-state | out-of-state tuition
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
sat math
sat reading
sat writing
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
  • Business/marketing
    • Apparel and Accessories Marketing
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business, Management, and Marketing Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion Merchandising
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Apparel and Textiles
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Commercial and Advertising Art
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion/Apparel Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Interior Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.


53% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied258
    • Accepted139
    • Acceptance Rate53%
    • Enrolled527
    • Female Applicants234
    • Females Accepted131
    • Female Acceptance Rate55%
    • Male Applicants24
    • Males Accepted8
    • Male Acceptance Rate33%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$225
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      major-determined project
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$28,965
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,965
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$965
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students527
    • Male Student Percentage8%
    • Female Student Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino23.72%
    • Black or African American3.42%
    • White or Caucasian35.1%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.76%
    • Asian19.35%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2.28%
    • Two or more races3.98%
    • Unknown5.5%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout6.07% representing 14 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students7.1% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations MODE, Student Council, Phi Theta Kappa- National Honor Society, Fashion Industry Club, Cross-Cultural Student Alliance
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty62
    • Full-time Percentage19%
    • Part-time Percentage81%
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 527 students to 62 faculty

Location & Contact

55 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA 94108-5829

Ms.Susan Aronson

Director of Admissions

Phone: 213-624-1201
Fax: 415-296-7299

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