SUNY Westchester Community College: Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Technology & Construction
Valhalla, New York
Department of Fashion Merchandising

The Fashion Merchandising program at SUNY Westchester Community College features a curriculum that combines business and fashion courses to prepare students for a variety of careers in the fashion industry, including positions in buying offices, fashion manufacturers, designers’ showrooms, retail stores, and more.  After graduation, students may choose to transfer to a four-year college to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising. 

What fashion related programs and degrees does SUNY Westchester Community College offer?
As of 2011, SUNY Westchester Community College offers the following degrees:
AAS Fashion Merchandising
AAS Fashion Technology & Construction

What’s the school’s contact information?
SUNY Westchester Community College
Department of Fashion Merchandising
75 Grasslands Rd.
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: 914-606-6996

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $3,500
Room & Board: not available

What’s the typical student profile?
SUNY Westchester Community College total undergraduate students: 20,000
Fashion program students: 250

What are the requirements to enter program?
The Fashion Merchandising major offers open enrollment.  The Fashion Technology & Construction major requires a portfolio review and an interview.

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 SUNY Westchester Community College’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 5

What career placement services does SUNY Westchester Community College provide?
Students are required to complete an internship, where they are typically placed among top fashion companies and publications.  Summer semester study abroad opportunities are available in Italy and Paris.

All data is as of 2011.