Three Alumni on New Season of Project Runway

Alumnus Rik Villa won the Swimsuit Competition, and his design is now being sold within Heidi Klum's Intimates Line.
Learn more

Internships Matter
Q&A with BA in Design Chairperson

Learn more about our Bachelor's Degree in Design program via this chat with the program's Chairperson, Anne Bennion.
Find out more

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.
Learn More

Tour the Campuses

Meet with an Advisor and get a closer look at what makes our college so unique.
Get the Details

U.S. News & World Report Ranks FIDM #3 in U.S.

FIDMs Bachelors Degree is ranked #3 in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Colleges with the Highest 4-Year Graduation Rates.
Explore our Bachelor's Degrees


  • Dec
    Art of Fashion Illustration

    Orange County Campus
    See Fashion Design through the eyes of a professional Fashion illustrator and learn to draw the nine-head figure.

  • Dec
    Sew Like a Designer Workshop

    Orange County Campus
    Learn basic sewing with a professional twist as we guide prospective students through the process of making a skirt.

  • Feb
    Winter Open House

    Orange County, San Diego & San Francisco Campuses
    Learn about FIDM's Bachelor's and Associates degrees in 26 creative and business majors. Meet current students, staff and faculty and hear from our successful alumni.

  • Apr
    DEBUT Runway Show

    Los Angeles Campus
    Join us for our annual DEBUT Runway Show featuring collections by graduating Advanced Fashion Design and Theatre Costume Design Students, as well as Digital Media, Interior Design and Textile Design Students.

  • Apr
    Open House & DEBUT Runway Show

    Los Angeles Campus
    Join us for our most anticipated event of the year FIDM's Los Angeles Spring Open House & DEBUT Runway Show.

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.