Columbia College Chicago: Fashion Design/ Fashion Retail Management.
Chicago, Illinois
Fashion Studies & Fashion Retail Management

The fashion design and fashion retail management programs at Columbia College Chicago incorporate several aspects of the fashion field, including fashion photography, fashion journalism, fashion entrepreneurship, fashion design, and fashion retail management. Fashion majors gain a liberal arts education in a flexible environment that supports student collaboration and learning being experience.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Columbia College Chicago offer?
As of 2011, Columbia College Chicago offers the following degrees:
B.F.A. Fashion Design
B.A. Fashion Business
B.A. Fashion Design

What’s the school’s contact information?
Columbia College Chicago
Fashion Studies & Fashion Retail Management
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-369-6280

Type of school? Public

How much is tuition?
Tuition: $44,904
Room & Board: $14,078

What is the typical student profile?
Columbia College Chicago total undergraduate students: 7,809
Women: 4,501   Men: 3,308

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program accepts a generous percentage of applicants.

How long does it take to complete program?
It usually takes four years to complete a B.S. degree, two years to complete a M.S. degree and
two or more years to complete a Ph D program.

How many faculty members does Columbia College Chicago have?
Full time Faculty members: 309

What career placement services does Columbia College Chicago provide?
Internships are required of all students at the Junior or Senior level. Usually, interns place at national retail companies and major fashion publications. Students may enhance their knowledge of fashion design and retail management by taking part in Columbia College Chicago’s study abroad program in Florence through American Intercontinental University. Fashion majors also have the opportunity to network with professional faculty members whose areas of specialization include service-learning, textile surface design, small business consulting,and cultural dress.

All data is as of 2018.