Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise is a coeducational, private college offering a variety of career programs in fashion, graphics, interior designing and entertainment. The institute provides associate, and bachelor s degrees in science and art to students. Its curriculum includes studies in digital media, graphic designing, merchandise marketing, apparel manufacturing, management, visual communications, and beauty industry merchandising and marketing. The institute provides various advanced study programs in footwear designing, and international manufacturing and product development. It provides scholarships and financial aid to its students. The institute s library offers books, periodicals, trade publications and visual presentation materials. It is approved by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of School and Colleges. Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise is located in San Francisco.