FIDM is a specialized, private college dedicated to educating students for the Fashion, Graphics, Interior Design, and Entertainment Industries.Basic Facts It’s a place where creativity and careers merge. We’re hands-on and industry focused. We’re small enough to know our students’ names, but big enough to have the industry contacts and resources to help them meet their goals.School In Los Angeles, California
Student HousingThe four FIDM Through an application process, FIDMcampuses are: arranges student housing in nearby privatelyLos owned and operated apartment complexesAngeles, an with locations in Los Angeles, OrangeFrancisco, Ora County, and San Diego. Numerous units innge these apartment buildings have been reserved for FIDM Students only. This popularCounty, and option creates an exciting community ofSan Diego. FIDM Students in each location. Space isEach campus assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.is strategically 1 Bedroom & 1 Bath $899-941 per month.located in the 2 Bedrooms 2 Baths $ 1199 - $120 percultural month.meccas ofCalifornia, teeming withenergy, activity, andcreative jobs.
Advanced Fashion Design Apparel Industry Management Beauty Industry Merchandising & Marketing Business Management Digital Media Entertainment Set Design & Decoration Fashion Design Fashion Knitwear Design Film & TV Costume Design Footwear Design Graphic Design Interior Design Interior Design Specialties International Manufacturing & Product Development Jewelry Design Merchandise Marketing Merchandise Product Development Textile Design Theatre Costume Design
From A-Z , the top businesses in our industries know that FIDM Graduates have the hands-on skills to fill their positions. These are just some of the companies who attend our Portfolio Days, post jobs through our Career Center, and hire our alumni. Whether our graduates are styling stars for the Twilight Eclipse premiere, creating jewelry worn by Lady Gaga, working on Forever 21s design team, or making the front page of Womens Wear Daily, they are using the skills and connections gained at FIDM. Our Career Center, which has cultivated a database of over 17,000 employer contacts nationwide, is there for alumni every step of the way with lifelong career support in the industries we serve Charlotte Russe E! Entertainment Charlotte Russe E! Entertainment Forever 21 Gap Guess? JCPenney Juicy Couture Levi Strauss & Co. Macys Nordstrom Old Navy Quicksilver Urban Outfitters Vans
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS How are financial aid funds credited? Aid cannot be paid until the student registers and attends classes. Financial aid is disbursed/credited on a quarter-to-quarter basis, with the exception of external grants and stipends. Occasionally a student may have been awarded financial aid and cash payments that exceed tuition and fee expenses. In some instances, funds are not fully credited until the end of the academic year. These policies are not determined by the college, but by the federal or state government that issues the funds. Once excess funds are available, a check will be issued to the student. How do students remain eligible for financial aid? Student are strongly encouraged to review and follow the Satisfactory Academic Progress guidance in the Student Consumer Information Handbook (available from the Student Financial Services Office). Most types of aid require the student to maintain at least half-time attendance. A student Financial Services Fiscal Counselor can answer questions about changes or new requirements. Do financial aid requirements and programs change? Yes. The federal and state agencies administering these programs can change eligibility requirements or award amounts. The Student Financial Services staff can answer any questions about changes or new requirements.
A Unique Approach to Career Development is Education the cornerstone of our Our students want to education and embark on their college opportunities for student education and career internships abound. development Each programs simultaneously, and department, as well as they want choices. our Career Center staff, Students are accepted works with our into one of our incredible industry specialized Associate of partners to develop Arts degree programs special internships and packed with 16-25 other part-time challenging courses per employment major. They dive right opportunities for our into their coursework students to and every course is complement their applicable to their coursework. Many of major and their career these internships lead to goals. This academic full-time employment preparation provides upon graduation. students with a foundation of Students intern at a technical, leadership, a notable list of nd strategic skills companies including needed to begin their the Academy of Motion career from day one. Picture Arts and Sciences, Bebe, NBC Universal, Guess, Anthropologie, Smashbox, Stila, Sony Pictures Television, Mattel Entertainment and Gaming, and E! Entertainment.