Tuition

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 $1,232
Supplies & applicable sales taxes $674
Course-related Resources $259
Matriculation Fee $100
Student Association Fee $270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee $700
Sub-Total $34,735
Tuition Schedule

Effective April 1, 2018.

2nd academic year [45 units]  
Tuition $31,500
Books & applicable sales taxes $397
Supplies & applicable sales taxes $911
Course-related Resources $415
Student Association Fee $270
Studio/Lab Usage Fee $700
Graduation Fee $250
Sub-Total $34,443

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