Arts, Music, Design Schools
#50 in Arts, Music, Design Schools

Overview

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is ranked 50th in Arts, Music, Design Schools.
Next statements evaluate FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco by comparing key academic facts to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has expensive tuition & fees of $32,645.
  • The acceptance rate (32%) is lower (difficult to get in).
  • It has very small number of students of 113.
  • It offers limited area of study (7 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of FIDM SF are $32,645 and it is expensive compared to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco $32,645

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,943

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $20,848

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of FIDM SF is 32% and it is lower (difficult to get in) compared to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco 32%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 77%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 62%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of FIDM SF is 63% and the yield is average compared to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco 63%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 61%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 61%

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at FIDM SF is 71% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco 71%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 39%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 54%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at FIDM SF is 100% and it is extremely higher (most students continue to attend) compared to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco 100%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 62%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 70%

Student Population

The total student population at FIDM SF is 113 and its population very small compared to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco 113

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 1,724

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 1,634

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at FIDM SF is $9,820 which is 30.08% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco $9,820

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $5,839

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $6,263

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at FIDM SF is 11 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco 11 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 15 to 1

Number of Programs

FIDM SF offers 7 programs and it means limited area of study compared to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco 7

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 19

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 16

Number of Online Programs

FIDM SF offers 1 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco 1

All U.S. Colleges 13

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 22

4-Years Colleges 15

Private (for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 16