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.

1st academic year [45 units]  
Tuition $31,500
Books & applicable sales taxes $1,946
Supplies & applicable sales taxes $1,060
Course-related Resources $223
Matriculation Fee $100
Student Association Fee $270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee $700
Sub-Total $35,799
Tuition Schedule

Effective April 1, 2018.

2nd academic year [45 units]  
Tuition $31,500
Books & applicable sales taxes $880
Supplies & applicable sales taxes $734
Course-related Resources $443
Student Association Fee $270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee $700
Graduation Fee $250
Sub-Total $34,777

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