Philadelphia University: Fashion Industry, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fashion Industry Management

The Fashion Industry program at Philadelphia University combines textile and apparel courses with instruction in all aspects of business, including finance, economics, and management.  Students learn how a garment is designed and manufactured from choosing the fiber to the finished product while gaining experience in the use of related computer programs in the process. 

What fashion related programs and degrees does Philadelphia University offer?
As of 2011, Philadelphia University offers the following degrees:
B.S. Fashion Industry
B.S. Fashion Design
B.S. Fashion Merchandising

What’s the school’s contact information?
Philadelphia University
Fashion Industry Management
4201 Henry Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Phone: 1-215-951-2700

Type of School? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $28,000
Room & Board: $10,000

What’s the typical student profile?
Philadelphia University total undergraduate students: not available
Fashion program students: 2,500

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires 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 Philadelphia University’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: not available

What career placement services does Philadelphia University provide?
Students who wish to complete an internship are typically placed among top apparel companies and retailers.  Study abroad opportunities are available all over the world, including Shanghai, London, Milan, and Hong Kong.  Students may also develop their professional contacts through active student organizations such as Fashion Industry Association and FAME, and through the annual fashion show.

All data is as of 2011.