Marist College: Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising
Poughkeepsie, New York
The Fashion Program

The Fashion Program at Marist College combines fashion courses with a liberal arts education to prepare students for careers in the fashion industry.  Students may take advantage of the school’s very strong internship program to gain valuable experience and contacts in the industry.  The Fashion Design major can be combined with a Fashion Merchandising or Product Development minor, and the Fashion Merchandising major includes a Business minor, with a Product Development minor available.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Marist College offer?
As of 2011, Marist College offers the following degrees:
BPS Fashion Design
BPS Fashion Merchandising

What’s the school’s contact information?
Marist College
The Fashion Program
Donnelly Hall #254
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 845-575-3124

Type of School? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: not available
Room & Board: not available

What’s the typical student profile?
Marist College total undergraduate students: not available
Fashion program students: 400

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires an entry portfolio, see website for details.

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 Marist College’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 18

What career placement services does Marist College provide?
Students may choose to complete an internship, where they are typically placed among top fashion companies in the New York City area, with opportunities available on the West Coast and in England as well.  Study abroad opportunities are available around the world.

All data is as of 2011.