Northern Illinois University: Textiles, Apparel & Merchandising.
DeKalb, IL
School of Family, Consumer, & Nutrition Sciences

The textiles, apparel and merchandising curriculum at Northern Illinois University strives to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need for careers in fashion merchandising in the apparel textile field. Students are given a firm understanding of textiles and apparel as well as socioeconomic factors and business skills involved in product merchandising.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Northern Illinois University offer?
As of 2011, Northern Illinois University offers the following degrees:
B.S. Textiles, Apparel and Merchandising

What’s the school’s contact information?
Northern Illinois University
School of Family, Consumer, & Nutrition Sciences
DeKalb, IL 60115-2854
Phone: 815-753-1543

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Tuition: $9,390
Room & Board: $8,112

What is the typical student profile?
Northern Illinois University total undergraduate students: Not reported
Fashion program students: 117

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires a 2.0 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 Northern Illinois University’s Textiles, Apparel & Merchandising program have?
Faculty members: 4

What career placement services does Northern Illinois University provide?
All fashion majors at the Senior or Junior level are required to complete an internship program. Typically, interns place at major national retail chains in the Chicago area as well as out of state and abroad. Students who wish to participate in a study abroad program may do so through the Northern Illinois University Study Abroad Program.

All data is as of 2011.