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FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

919 South Grand Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90015-1421

United States

Telephone: 213-624-1200

URL: http://www.fidm.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Tamela Hawley

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. http://fidm.edu/en/about/institutional+effectiveness/

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited on Probation - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution has serious issues of noncompliance with one or more of the Standards. Accredited with Probation

Most Recent Commission Action: June 25, 2021

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 2007

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2013

Undergraduate FTE: 1,789

Graduate FTE: 29

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. For-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Quarter

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerLisa SchoeningDean of Academic Developmentlschoening@fidm.edu
Board of Directors ChairEdward GuerboianChair, Governing Boardedwardguerboian@gmail.com
Chief Academic OfficerBarbara BundyVice President of Education -- Chief Academic Officerbbundy@fidm.edu
Chief Executive OfficerTonian HohbergPresident and CEOthohberg@fidm.edu
Chief Financial OfficerTess StolzerVP Treasurertstolzer@fidm.edu
Director Institutional ResearchLisa SchoeningDean of Academic Developmentlschoening@fidm.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
01111200FIDM/Los AngelesLos AngelesMain CampusActive
01111203FIDM/Orange CountyIrvineBranch CampusActive
01111202FIDM/San FranciscoSan FranciscoBranch CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Advanced Fashion DesignAssociate1979On-Site
Apparel Industry ManagementAssociate1983On-Site
Apparel Technical DesignBachelors2015On-Site
Beauty Business ManagementBachelors2020Distance Education
Beauty Industry Marketing & Product DevelopmentAssociate2018On-Site
Business ManagementBachelors2010Distance Education
Business ManagementBachelors2005On-Site
Creative Industry StudiesBachelors2018On-Site
DesignBachelors2015On-Site
Digital CinemaBachelors2016On-Site
Digital MarketingAssociate2015On-Site
Digital MarketingBachelors2019Distance Education
Digital MarketingBachelors2015On-Site
Digital MediaAssociate2001On-Site
Entertainment Set Design & DecorationAssociate2006On-Site
Fashion DesignAssociate1969On-Site
Film & TV Costume DesignAssociate2001On-Site
Footwear Design & DevelopmentAssociate2000On-Site
Graphic DesignAssociate1997On-Site
Graphic DesignBachelors2016On-Site
Interior DesignAssociate1975On-Site
Interior DesignBachelors2015On-Site
International Manufacturing & Product DevelopmentAssociate1996On-Site
Master of Business AdministrationMasters2017On-Site
MenswearAssociate2013On-Site
Merchandise Product DevelopmentAssociate2001On-Site
Merchandise Product DevelopmentAssociate2020Distance Education
Merchandising & MarketingAssociate2020Distance Education
Merchandising and MarketingAssociate1969On-Site
Merchandising and MarketingAssociate2003Distance Education
Professional StudiesBachelors2014On-Site
Textile DesignAssociate1982On-Site
The Business of DenimAssociate2017On-Site
Visual CommunicationsAssociate1987On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2021Progress Report
Fall2022Special Visit
Spring2024Offsite Review
Fall2024Accreditation Visit