Purdue University: Apparel Design and Technology.
Lafayette, Indiana
Consumer Sciences and Retailing

Graduates of Purdue University’s apparel design and technology program will have received a degree from a Big Ten university. Students will gain a solid understanding of the scientific and technical aspects of pattern making, creative design and rendering, consumer business, drawing, and 2D and 3D design. 

What fashion related programs and degrees does Purdue University offer?
As of 2011, Purdue University offers the following degrees:
B.S. Apparel Design and Technology

What’s the school’s contact information?
Purdue University
Consumer Sciences and Retailing
812 W. State St.
Matthews Hall,
W. Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: 765-494-8317

Type of school? Public

How much is tuition?
Tuition (in-state): $9,100
(out-of-state): $26,250
Room & Board: $9,125

What is the typical student profile?
Purdue University total undergraduate students: 31,145
Fashion program students: 102

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires a 2.0 GPA. Students must have completed Indiana’s Core 40 high school requirements.

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 Purdue University’s Apparel Design and Technology
program have?
Faculty members: 2

What career placement services does Purdue University provide?
Apparel design and technology majors are required to complete an internship program at the Sophomore/Junior level. Students have the option of choosing the location of their internship. Past interns have placed at various bridal shops, boutiques, and both large and small designer houses. Students may gain international experience by participating in an internship program in London or Sydney. Other international opportunities include study programs in Hong Kong and
Italy, and 3-week study tours of Western European Cities.

All data is as of 2011.