University of Rhode Island: Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design; Textile Marketing
Kingston, Rhode Island
Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design

The Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design program at University of Rhode Island features a broad curriculum that exposes students to all facets of the textile and fashion industries.  Coursework combines textile knowledge with instruction in design and merchandising to prepare students for careers in the industry.  Internships and study abroad opportunities are available for students to gain real-world experience in fashion.

What fashion related programs and degrees does University of Rhode Island offer?
As of 2011, University of Rhode Island offers the following degrees:
B.S., M.S. Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design
B.S. Textile Marketing

What’s the school’s contact information?
University of Rhode Island
Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design
55 Lower College Rd.
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-4574

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: not available
Room & Board: $10,858

What’s the typical student profile?
University of Rhode Island total undergraduate students: 13,000
Fashion program students: 450

What are the requirements to enter program?
Both bachelor’s degree programs require admission to University of Rhode Island.  Master’s degree program requires completion of TOEFL, a four-year degree, and a 3.0 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 University of Rhode Island’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 12

What career placement services does University of Rhode Island provide?
Students may expand their professional contacts through an internship, where they are typically placed among top apparel companies and retailers.  Study abroad opportunities are also available.

All data is as of 2011.