The Art Institute of Portland: Apparel Design, Accessory Design, Fashion Marketing
Portland, Oregon
Department of Apparel Design

The Art Institute of Portland’s Apparel Design program focuses on providing students with marketable skills for the workplace, including how to develop and showcase their own collections.  The bachelor’s degree program in all three majors also offers instruction in business, entrepreneurship, marketing, and presentation to prepare students for careers in the industry.  Students leave the program with the background necessary to seek entry-level jobs in positions like fashion designer, apparel developer, design assistant, merchandiser, or buyer.

What fashion related programs and degrees does The Art Institute of Portland offer?
As of 2011, The Art Institute of Portland offers the following degrees:
AAA, BFA Apparel Design
AAA, BFA Accessory Design
AAA, BFA Fashion Marketing

What’s the school’s contact information?
The Art Institute of Portland
Department of Apparel Design
1122 NW Davis St.
Portland, OR 97209
Phone: 503-228-6528

Type of School? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $28,020
Room & Board: $620-800 per month

What’s the typical student profile?
The Art Institute of Portland total undergraduate students: not available
Fashion program students: not available

What are the requirements to enter program?
Not available

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 The Art Institute of Portland’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: not available

What career placement services does The Art Institute of Portland provide?
Students are required to complete an internship, where they are typically placed among top retail companies.  Study abroad opportunities are also available.

All data is as of 2011.