FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390)

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2021 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,275
2021 Average Net Price
$31,404
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.07%
on Student Loans
2020 Enrolled Students
113
86.7% Full-Time

About

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) is a higher education institution located in San Francisco County, CA. In 2021, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) were Fashion Merchandising (21 degrees awarded), Fashion & Apparel Design (8 degrees), and Interior Design (8 degrees).

In 2021, 66 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390). 89.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 10.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (19 degrees), 1.19 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) is $31,275, which is $16,334 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2021, the median undergraduate tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) is $31,275

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,404.

In 2021, 66% of undergraduate students attending FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$31,275
2021 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2021, the cost of tuition at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) was $31,275.

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Average Net Price

$31,404
2021 Value
16.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2021 FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,404. Between 2020 and 2021, the average net price of FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) grew by 16.7%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

66% of undergraduate students at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a growth of 8.2% with respect to 2020, when 61% 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.
2.07%
2019 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) was 2.07%, which represents 19 out of the 917 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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Enrollment

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) had a total enrollment of 113 students in 2020. The full-time enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) is 98 students and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390), both undergraduate and graduate, is 27.4% White, 24.8% Hispanic or Latino, 23.9% Asian, 7.96% Black or African American, 5.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.885% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.5%), followed by Asian Female (22.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (21.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) in 2020, both undergraduate and graduate, is 113 students. The full-time enrollment at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) is 98 and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2020 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 (114390) was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2020)
  1. White
    31 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    28 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    27 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) is 27.4% White, 24.8% Hispanic or Latino, 23.9% Asian, 7.96% Black or African American, 5.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.885% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 5 students (4.42%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2021, 52 more women than men received degrees from FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) is white (19 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) is Fashion Merchandising (21 degrees awarded), followed by Fashion & Apparel Design (8 degrees) and Interior Design (8 degrees).

In 2021,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (30 degrees awarded) and Business (36 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

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 (114390) are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) in 2021 are Visual & Performing Arts (30 degrees awarded) and Business (36 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 (114390) are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) are Visual & Performing Arts (30 degrees awarded) and Business (36 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 (114390) are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) are Visual & Performing Arts (30 degrees awarded) and Business (36 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2021)
  1. 21 degrees awarded
  2. 8 degrees awarded
  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) was Fashion Merchandising with 21 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

7
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
59
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 7 degrees were awarded to men at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390), which is 0.119 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (59).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2021, 3 degrees were awarded to men at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) in Fashion Merchandising, which is 0.167 times less than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2021, 18 degrees were awarded to men at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) in Fashion Merchandising, which is 6 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    19 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    16 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) is white (19 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (16 degrees).

7.58% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. White Female
    16 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) is white female (16 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (13 degrees).

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Operations

FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) employs 8 Instructors. Most academics at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) are Female Instructor (6), and Male Instructor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 6 employees, Management, with 4 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
8 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
6 Employees

In 2018, the most common positions for instructional staff at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) was Instructor with 8 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) were Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees, Management with 4 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2018)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2018, the most common demographic for instructional staff at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390) was Female Instructor with 6 employees, and Male Instructor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (114390).

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