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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 May 1, 2017.

1st academic year [45 units]  
Tuition$31,050
Books & applicable sales taxes$808
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$725
Course-related Resources$601
Matriculation Fee$100
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$700
Sub-Total$34,254
Tuition Schedule

Effective April 1, 2017.

2nd academic year [45 units]  
Tuition$31,050
Books & applicable sales taxes$653
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$35
Course-related Resources$780
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$700
Graduation Fee$250
Sub-Total$33,738
1 academic year [60 units]  
Tuition$36,600
Books & applicable sales taxes$674
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$330
Course-related Resources$1,178
Matriculation Fee$100
Student Association Fee$335
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$750
Graduation Fee$250
Sub-Total$40,217

[See application fees below to calculate grand total]

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

Tuition Schedule

Effective April 1, 2017.

Junior Year [45 units]  
Tuition$30,150
Books & applicable sales taxes$1,350
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$623
Course-related Resources$520
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$700
Sub-Total$33,613
Senior Year [46 units]  
Tuition$30,820
Books & applicable sales taxes$1,635
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$255
Course-related Resources$495
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$700
Graduation Fee$250
Sub-Total$34,425

Initial and Final Application 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.

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) $300
Total $525
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 Applicationt 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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