Fashion Careers College

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Private for-profit
Fashion Careers College is a private postsecondary business school founded to provide a college level education for students seeking a successful career in the fashion industry. Dedicated to equipping students with the knowledge and skill sets they need to prosper, FCC is a welcoming environment that gives students the confidence and experience they need to turn their designs on a career in fashion into reality.
School Highlights:
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Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 71%.
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Fashion Careers College is one of 22 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
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The nearest community college is San Diego Mesa College (2.74 miles away).

School Overview

Fashion Careers College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.71 0.53
Fashion Careers College Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

As 1980s approached, Patricia O'Connor, an educator and entrepreneur, decided to fill this fashion void by founding Fashion Careers College (FCC), formerly Fashion Careers of California College. Approved by the Department of Education and State of California, FCC became a nationally accredited college by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools in 1979. Fashion Careers College is situated directly across from Mission Bay, a popular year-round recreation spot. Conveniently located near all major freeways, the school is just minutes away from San Diego's new and expanding regional centers including Fashion Valley, Mission Valley, University Towne Center, The Forum Mall and Horton Plaza. At FCC, we offer a wide-range of study programs to further fuel your interest in fashion while developing your career path through various internship opportunities, field trips, and elective tours that expose you to real-life experiences. We offer Specialized Associate Degree Programs, Certificate Programs and Short Term Seminars.

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Did You Know?
For San Diego private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,436 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
San Diego community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in San Diego is California College San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.