Students with prior degrees or completed college coursework may contact the Office of Admissions 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.
Associate of Arts (A.A.)
|1st academic year [45 units]
Effective May 1, 2019
|2nd academic year [45 units]
Effective April 1, 2019
|Books & applicable sales taxes||$1,795||$1,340|
|Supplies & applicable sales taxes||$550||$410|
|Student Association Fee||$320||$320|
|Studio/Lab Usage Fee||$800||$800|
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.
|In-State Student||Out-of-State Student||International Student|
|Initial Application Fee (non-refundable)||$25||$25||$25|
|Final Application Fee (non-refundable, due upon acceptance)||$200||$200||$200|
|Additional Out-of-State Fee (refundable, due prior to registration)||—||$150||—|
|Additional International Fee (refundable, due prior to registration)||—||—||$400|
Explanation of Fees
- 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.
- 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.