FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles Overview
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles is a private for-profit institution located in Los Angeles, California. The city atmosphere of Los Angeles makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at FIDM Los Angeles.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 40% of the faculty were full-time.
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
FIDM Los Angeles has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at FIDM Los Angeles.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards FIDM Los Angeles has earned from around the web.
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Where Is FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles?
Contact details for FIDM Los Angeles are given below.
|Address:||919 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90015-1421|
How Do I Get Into FIDM Los Angeles?
You can apply to FIDM Los Angeles online at: fidm.edu/en/admissions/how+to+apply/
Admission Requirements for FIDM Los Angeles
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into FIDM Los Angeles?
Approximately 14% of accepted students are men and 86% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 35%, and the acceptance rate for women is 40%.
Can I Afford FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At FIDM Los Angeles, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $9,420 a year. That adds up to $37,680 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at FIDM Los Angeles is 6.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 6 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,001 full-time undergraduates at FIDM Los Angeles, 14% are male and 86% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||127|
|Hispanic or Latino||416|
California students aren't the only ones who study at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles. At this time, 36 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 67 countries are represented at FIDM Los Angeles. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Online Learning at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles
The following chart shows how the online learning population at FIDM Los Angeles has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 41st most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of FIDM Los Angeles
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles was -5.9%. This is the #2,506 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at FIDM Los Angeles regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of FIDM Los Angeles majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Other Business, Management & Marketing||17%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at FIDM Los Angeles ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at FIDM Los Angeles.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing||#14|
|Other Business, Management & Marketing||#45|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Design & Applied Arts||374||58||0||432|
|Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing||312||0||0||312|
|Other Business, Management & Marketing||0||171||20||191|
|Textile & Apparel Studies||71||18||0||89|
|Drama & Theater Arts||15||7||0||22|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||9||5||0||14|
|Fine & Studio Arts||9||0||0||9|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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