2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, undergraduate tuition & fees at FIDM LA is $32,732. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles is $33,177. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 1.36% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 8.64% from the previous year. The undergraduate tuition and fees at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles are much higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($20,007 - Private (for-profit) School of art, music, and design).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearTuition & FeesOFF Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$32,293$18,739
2019-2020$32,732$20,358
Change % 2019-20201.36%8.64%
2020-2021$33,177$22,117
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For graduate school, the tuition and fees are $42,240 for academic year 2019-2020. The estimated graduate school tuition & fees at FIDM LA is $42,391 for academic year 2020-2021. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 1.36% from the previous year. The graduate tuition and fees at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles are higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($30,371 - Private (for-profit) School of art, music, and design).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearTuition & FeesOFF Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$42,090$18,739
2019-2020$42,240$20,358
Change % 2019-20200.36%8.64%
2020-2021$42,391$22,117
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at FIDM LA.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearCost Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate2018-2019$685
2019-2020$685
2020-2021$685
Graduate2018-2019-
2019-2020$670
2020-2021Not yet determined
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $37,300 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $42,400 for FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$37,300$37,100$37,300
7 Years After Graduation$35,600--
8 Years After Graduation$40,500--
9 Years After Graduation$38,200--
10 Years After Graduation$42,400$42,900$42,400

FIDM LA 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at FIDM LA for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $133,376. Since the tuition & fees at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024Fall 2020$32,975$33,220$33,466$33,715$133,376
Class of 2025Fall 2021$33,220$33,466$33,715$33,965$134,366
Class of 2026Fall 2022$33,466$33,715$33,965$34,217$135,364
Class of 2027Fall 2023$33,715$33,965$34,217$34,471$136,369
Class of 2028Fall 2024$33,965$34,217$34,471$34,727$137,381
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $228,960. Since the tuition & fees at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles.
4 years COA at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024Fall 2020$56,241$56,900$57,570$58,249$228,960
Class of 2025Fall 2021$56,900$57,570$58,249$58,939$231,659
Class of 2026Fall 2022$57,570$58,249$58,939$59,640$234,398
Class of 2027Fall 2023$58,249$58,939$59,640$60,351$237,179
Class of 2028Fall 2024$58,939$59,640$60,351$61,073$240,002
Last year, 52 students ( 2.35% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $195,004. Since the tuition & fees at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024Fall 2020$47,752$48,411$49,081$49,760$195,004
Class of 2025Fall 2021$48,411$49,081$49,760$50,450$197,703
Class of 2026Fall 2022$49,081$49,760$50,450$51,151$200,442
Class of 2027Fall 2023$49,760$50,450$51,151$51,862$203,223
Class of 2028Fall 2024$50,450$51,151$51,862$52,584$206,046

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles 2020 Costs of Attendance
Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$32,732$2,501 $20,358
Graduate$42,240 $2,501$20,358

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