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

Tuition and graduation fees for second year [for any two-year programs] will be based upon the prevailing tuition rate at time of acceptance and completion of second year enrollment forms. A change in major will result in a change in cost.

Tuition Schedule

Effective July 1, 2015 through October 31, 2015.

1st academic year [45 units]  
Tuition$29,815
Books & applicable sales taxes$473
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$856
Course-related Resources$861
Matriculation Fee$100
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$600
Sub-Total$32,975
2nd academic year [45 units]  
Tuition$29,815
Books & applicable sales taxes$331
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$36
Course-related Resources$1,048
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$600
Graduation Fee$250
Sub-Total$32,350
1 academic year [60 units]  
Tuition$33,075
Books & applicable sales taxes$210
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$458
Course-related Resources$1,572
Matriculation Fee$100
Student Association Fee$335
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$600
Graduation Fee$250
Sub-Total$36,600

[See application fees below to calculate grand total]

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

Junior Year [45 units]  
Tuition$27,855
Books & applicable sales taxes$1,354
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$187
Course-related Resources$329
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$500
Sub-Total$30,495
Senior Year [45 units]  
Tuition$29,250
Books & applicable sales taxes$1,325
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$277
Course-related Resources$268
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$500
Graduation Fee$250
Sub-Total$32,140
Application and Enrollment Fees Schedule for All Students
These fees are in addition to the above total and are non-refundable. Refer to appropriate application fees schedule below.

Application Fee (non-refundable) $25
Enrollment Fee (non-refundable, due upon acceptance) $200
Total $225
Application Fee (non-refundable) $25
Enrollment Fee (non-refundable, due upon acceptance) $200
Additional Out-of-State Fee (refundable, due prior to registration) $150
Total $375
Application Fee (non-refundable) $25
Enrollment Fee (non-refundable, due upon acceptance) $200
Additional International Fee (refundable, due prior to registration) $300
Total $525
Explanation of Fees
  1. The student agrees to pay the non-refundable 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 Enrollment 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.

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Examples of Tuition Financing Programs
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