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Tuition

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 November 1, 2015.

1st academic year [45 units]  
Tuition$31,050
Books & applicable sales taxes$805
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$704
Course-related Resources$611
Matriculation Fee$100
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$700
Sub-Total$34,240
2nd academic year [45 units]  
Tuition$31,050
Books & applicable sales taxes$520
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$140
Course-related Resources$780
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$700
Graduation Fee$250
Sub-Total$33,710
1 academic year [60 units]  
Tuition$35,400
Books & applicable sales taxes$570
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$427
Course-related Resources$1,188
Matriculation Fee$100
Student Association Fee$335
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$750
Graduation Fee$250
Sub-Total$39,020

[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$29,250
Books & applicable sales taxes$1,485
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$270
Course-related Resources$520
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$700
Sub-Total$32,495
Senior Year [45 units]  
Tuition$30,820
Books & applicable sales taxes$1,438
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$257
Course-related Resources$495
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$700
Graduation Fee$250
Sub-Total$34,230
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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