Framingham State College: Fashion Design & Retailing/ Apparel Design/
Framingham, Massachusetts
Fashion Design & Retailing, Consumer Sciences Department

The Framingham State College fashion program offers students several advantages that support their academic success and promote their advancement into professional positions in apparel design and merchandising. Several opportunities, programs, and services are in place to help achieve this goal, including business and industry partnerships, up-to-date computer technology, full-time faculty, personalized advising, career counseling, small class sizes, a core curriculum combined with liberal arts education, and a diverse student body. To better accommodate the various needs of student, and to support their academic success, Framingham State College offers some online courses.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Framingham State College offer?
As of 2011, Framingham State College offers the following degrees:
B.S. Fashion Design & Retailing/ Apparel Design
B.S. Fashion Design & Retailing/ Merchandising

What’s the school’s contact information?
Framingham State College
Fashion Design & Retailing, Consumer Sciences Department
100 State St.
Hemmingway Hall
Framingham, MA 01701
Phone: 508-626-4700

Type of school? Public

How much is tuition?
Tuition (in-state): $6,540
(out-of-state): $12,620
(New England regional): $7,025
Room & Board: $8,018

What is the typical student profile?
Framingham State College total undergraduate students: 3,847
Fashion program students: 3,847

What are the requirements to enter program?
Prospective students must meet MA state college requirement.

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 Framingham State College’s Fashion Design &
Retailing/ Apparel Design/ Merchandising program have?
Faculty members: 7

What career placement services does Framingham State College provide?
All Senior-level merchandising students are required to complete an internship program. Although not required for apparel design majors, internship opportunities are still available for interested students. Typically, interns place at major national retail chains. Fashion students can also learn by experience through Framingham State College’s study abroad partnership with American InterContinental University, which offers programs in Paris and other cities.

All data is as of 2011.