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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 May 1, 2017.

1st academic year [45 units]  
Tuition$30,150
Books & applicable sales taxes$2,178
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$570
Course-related Resources$174
Matriculation Fee$100
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$700
Sub-Total$34,142
Tuition Schedule

Effective April 1, 2017.

2nd academic year [45 units]  
Tuition$30,150
Books & applicable sales taxes$1,525
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$387
Course-related Resources$508
Student Association Fee$270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$700
Graduation Fee$250
Sub-Total$33,790
1 academic year [51 units]  
Tuition$31,110
Books & applicable sales taxes$1,890
Supplies & applicable sales taxes$785
Course-related Resources$608
Matriculation Fee$100
Student Association Fee$335
Studio/Lab Usage Fee$700
Graduation Fee$250
Sub-Total$35,778

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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