The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising – San Francisco (FIDM-SF)

55 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA

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The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising is private institution that specializes in career education in the field of fashion. The school was founded in 1969 by Tonian Hohberg to offer students education and opportunities in this high demand field. The school has four campuses located in the cities of Los Angeles, Irvine, and San Francisco. The school offers modern facilities and constantly reviewed programs to ensure they remain up to date.

Students studying at FIDM will be able to choose from twenty two different majors, in order to pursue the area of fashion, as well as other design related fields. The school’s instructors are a combination of professor’s and industry professionals that work to prepare students for entry into the fashion industry. The school also provides exposure for students to acquaint them with design firms and labels, possibly leading to employment opportunities upon completion.

Programs offered include:

  • Fashion Design
  • Digital Media
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Business Management

San Francisco Location

The San Francisco branch of The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising is located at 55 Stockton St. This campus has graduated about a thousand students over the last few years. This location offers services for students in the form of flexible courses for those with irregular schedules, online distance learning for students outside the school's service area, and post-graduation job placement opportunities. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is -. In order to calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. A fee of $25 is required from all applicants. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising – San Francisco, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $29,000-$35,000
  • Per unit charges are around $710 for part time students
  • Required fees: $1,000

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid89%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships69%$9,865
Receiving Student Loans79%$8,144

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