University of Arkansas: Apparel Studies
Fayetteville, Arkansas
School of Human Environmental Sciences

The Apparel Studies program at the University of Arkansas is one of the few programs that integrates both product development and merchandisng in the same degree.  This approach gives the students the ability to see the apparel industry as a whole entity and not just through a design or a merchandising view. A bachelor's degree emphasizing Apparel Studies opens the door for your career in fashion merchandising, product development, brand management, quality assurance and general clothing and textiles. The Apparel Studies faculty routinely schedule guest lecturers from the apparel and textile industries to give you professional insight into today's career fields. Senior level coursework also includes real world project experience from supporting apparel companies. This supplements a dynamic academic program that includes coursework in science, marketing, social science and liberal arts, as well as human environmental sciences and specialized areas of business and art.

Degrees offered:
Bachelor of Science, Master of Science

Contact information:
University of Arkansas
Apparel Studies
Associater Professor and Area Coordinator
HOEC 118
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Laurie M. Apple, Ph.D.
479-575-4576 office
[email protected]

Tuition information :
Tuition and fees are charged per credit hour. The only exceptions are the ID, New Student, and International Student Service fees. International students are charged an International Student Service fee each semester; and charged mandatory international health insurance in the fall and spring semesters. ID and New Student fees will be assessed to all undergraduate students their first fall or spring semester on campus. Differential tuition is assessed per credit hour for enrollment in any Walton College of Business course. It is assessed in addition to, and separate from the regular tuition. Tuition and college fees are determined by a student's college of record for the term.

The information provided on this website is for estimation purposes. All fees, charges, and costs quoted on this website are subject to change without notice.

The New Arkansan Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship Award Fee will be assessed for undergraduate non-residents (including transfer students) and international students who enter in the summer of 2013 and who are receiving the Non-Resident Tuition Award. The fee will be 10% or 20% of the difference between the in-state and out-of-state tuition per semester as long as students are receiving the award. Non-resident and international students receiving the award prior to the 2011-2012 academic year are exempt as are non-resident students who are not receiving the award. To view eligibility requirements, please view the Academic Scholarship Office website at
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Number of full-time faculty members:
Fauculty members 7

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