North Dakota State University: Apparel & Textiles, Apparel Studies/Retail Merchandising: Textile Product Merchandising/Retail Merchandising: Interior Merchandising
Fargo, North Dakota
Department of Apparel, Design, & Hospitality Management

North Dakota State University’s Apparel & Textiles program provides students with a strong general education background and “real life” projects to prepare them for their future careers.  The program’s curriculums combine design, technology, and management to help students develop professionally.  Students have opportunities to work with the school and community on projects to create design solutions.

What fashion related programs and degrees does North Dakota State University offer?
As of 2011, North Dakota State University offers the following degrees:
B.S. Apparel & Textiles, Apparel Studies
B.S. Apparel & Textiles, Retail Merchandising: Textile Product Merchandising
B.S. Apparel & Textiles, Retail Merchandising: Interior Merchandising
M.S. Merchandising

What’s the school’s contact information?
North Dakota State University
Department of Apparel, Design, & Hospitality Management
Department #2610, P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108
Phone: 701-231-8604

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $5,448 (in-State tuition)
Room & Board: $6,568

What’s the typical student profile?
North Dakota State University total undergraduate students: 11,666
Fashion program students: 148

What are the requirements to enter program?
The Apparel Studies concentration requires a 2.0 GPA.  The Retail Merchandising concentrations require a 2.5 GPA.

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 North Dakota State University’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 6

What career placement services does North Dakota State University provide?
Students are required to complete an internship the summer after their junior year, where they are typically placed among top fashion companies.  Ample opportunities for study abroad are available, including cities in the United States and Europe.  Students may also travel on regional, national, or international study tours.

All data is as of 2011.