Tuition

Tuition

Students with prior degrees or completed college coursework may contact the Office of Admission to discuss transferability and appropriate tuition adjustments.

Charges for the second year (of any two-year program) will be based upon the prevailing cost at the time of acceptance and completion of second year enrollment forms. A change in major will result in a change in cost.

Tuition Schedule

Effective May 1, 2018.

1 academic year [60 units]  
Tuition $36,600
Books & applicable sales taxes $674
Supplies & applicable sales taxes $380
Course-related Resources $1,178
Matriculation Fee $100
Student Association Fee $335
Studio/Lab Usage Fee $750
Graduation Fee $250
Sub-Total $40,267

[See application fees below to calculate grand total]

* Includes all books, most supplies, incidentals, and taxes.
Non-Refundable upon matriculation.

Initial and Final Application Fee Schedules for All First-Time Students

These fees are in addition to the above total and are non-refundable. Refer to appropriate Application Fee Schedule below.

Initial Application Fee (non-refundable) $25
Final Application Fee (non-refundable, due upon acceptance) $200
Total $225
Initial Application Fee (non-refundable) $25
Final Application Fee (non-refundable, due upon acceptance) $200
Additional Out-of-State Fee (refundable, due prior to registration) $150
Total $375
Initial Application Fee (non-refundable) $25
Final Application Fee (non-refundable, due upon acceptance) $200
Additional International Fee (refundable, due prior to registration) $400
Total $625
Explanation of Fees
  1. The student agrees to pay the non-refundable Initial Application Fee of $25 along with the Application form. This application does not obligate the student or FIDM in any way. Enrollment and financial arrangements will be completed upon acceptance.
  2. The $200 non-refundable Final Application Fee should also be submitted as a separate check or money order prior to determining the student's acceptance for Out-of-State and International students. It will be returned if the student is not accepted.

Refund & Financial Services Policies

Examples of Tuition Financing Programs