Washington State University: Apparel, Merchandising & Textiles, Apparel
Pullman, Washington
Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design, & Textiles

The Apparel, Merchandising & Textiles program at Washington State University provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the fashion industry from concept to consumer. Students learn about all aspects of this interdisciplinary field, including design, marketing, supply-chain management, consumer behavior, textile chemistry, and product development. Coursework provides opportunities for experiential based learning and problem solving strategies addressing global issues in the industry.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Washington State University offer?
As of 2011, Washington State University offers the following degrees:
B.A. Apparel, Merchandising & Textiles, Apparel Design
B.A. Apparel, Merchandising & Textiles, Merchandising

What’s the school’s contact information?
Washington State University
Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design, & Textiles
P.O. Box 642020
Pullman, WA 99164-2020
Phone: 509-335-1233

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $7,600
Room & Board: $9,400

What’s the typical student profile?
Washington State University total undergraduate students: 21,726
Fashion program students: 254

What are the requirements to enter program?
Apparel Design concentration requires a 2.7 GPA and a portfolio review during the sophomore year. Merchandising concentration requires a 2.7 GPA and 24 credits.

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 Washington State University’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 9

What career placement services does Washington State University provide?
Students are required to complete an internship, preferably in their junior year, where they are typically placed among top companies. Study abroad opportunities are available. Student organizations and fashion shows provide students with further experience and professional development.

All data is as of 2011.