Grad Designs for Mossimo Swimwear

Long Beach-based Michelle Guerrero was drawn to the Textile Design Program after a pivotal trip to France.
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New Creative Industry Studies B.A. for Transfer Students

Maximize your college transfer credits and graduate with a B.A. degree in two years. Specialize in one of nine core concentrations. We're currently enrolling for Winter Quarter 2018.
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Grad Who Has Designed for Solange Knowles Featured in NYT

James Flemons, founder of the unisex line Phlemuns, is featured in the New York Times Fashion & Style section.
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See Your Favorite TV Costumes in the FIDM Museum & Galleries

On display are costumes from The Crown, This Is Us, Big Little Lies, The Handmaid's Tale, and more.
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Transfer Your College Credits

Learn more about how transferring your college credits to earn a specialized post-degree or Bachelor's degree from FIDM can be a career booster.
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U.S. News & World Report Ranks FIDM #3 in U.S.

FIDM's Bachelor's Degree is ranked #3 in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Colleges with the Highest 4-Year Graduation Rates.
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  • October 28, 2017

    Fall Open House

    All Campuses
    Learn about FIDM's MBA, Bachelor's & Associates degrees in more than 25 creative and business majors. Meet current students, staff, and faculty and hear from our successful alumni. 

  • November 18, 2017

    Art of Fashion Illustration

    Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco
    See design through the eyes of a professional Fashion Illustrator and learn to draw the nine-head croquis fashion figure.
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  • November 18, 2017

    Sew Like a Designer

    Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco
    Learn basic sewing with a professional twist as we guide you through the process of making a skirt in one day.
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Creative careers begin here.

FIDM offers 26 accredited Bachelor’s and Associate Degree programs in design and creative business. Our students collaborate on special Industry Partner Projects with brands like bebe, Murad, Athleta, Signal Snowboards, Lacoste, GUESS, and TOMS. Part-time work and Internships with companies like J Brand Jeans, Stila, BCBG, and The Hunger Games movies are built into the curriculum. FIDM Faculty are talented industry professionals who bring their experience and connections into the classroom, creating a dynamic, career-focused learning environment.

Each of our four campuses is strategically located in California's entertainment, fashion, and action sports industry and business hubs. FIDM's Career Center team has exceptional connections within our industries and offers one-on-one targeted career planning and placement services. Last year 10,000 companies posted over 21,000 jobs on our online job board, open only to our students and alumni.