Fashion programs & degrees offered by West Virginia University:
Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design and Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising.
Master of Science in Design and Merchandising
There are distinct faculties teaching Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Design and Product Development. All faculties in the department of Fashion Dress and Merchandising have terminal degrees.
West Virginia University's admission requirements:
To be considered for freshman admission, you must successfully complete the following high school unit requirements:
4 units of English (including grammar, composition and literature)
3 units of college preparatory mathematics (units must be Algebra I or higher, Math I or higher and include Algebra II; Transitional Math for High School Seniors will also be accepted)
4 units of social studies/fine arts (any combination of social studies, fine arts or humanities will fulfill the requirement; combination must include U.S. studies/history)
3 units of science (recommended units include biology, chemistry, physics, anatomy and environmental science)
2 units of the same world language (American Sign Language is acceptable)
In addition to the high school unit requirements listed above, you must meet the following requirements based on your residency.
West Virginia residents: minimum 2.0 cumulative high school GPA and either a superscored ACT composite of 19 or a superscored SAT Evidence Based Reading/Writing and Math Section score of 990.
Nonresidents: minimum 2.5 cumulative high school GPA and either a superscored ACT composite of 21 or a superscored SAT Evidence Based Reading/Writing and Math Section score of 1060.
WV resident: $417 per credit hour
Non-WV resident: $1107 per credit hour
International Students: $1107 per credit hour
Link to Tuition: https://revenueservices.wvu.edu/tuition-and-fees
West Virginia University's career placement services:
The WVU career service center provides the following opportunities for students:
Career Fairs and Events – Attend University-wide career fairs and more than 10 industry-specific events hosted annually by Career Services.
CareerShift – Explore the comprehensive job search management system, provided by Career Services to find additional career opportunities.
Choose a Major – Meet with a career development specialist equipped with state of the art technology and training to assist in making a well informed decision about a major.
Credential Services – Obtain assistance collecting and disseminating confidential faculty recommendations and transcripts for graduate school applications.
Graduate School Advising – Receive guidance relative to applying to graduate school, polishing your personal statement, and identify schools that will help you achieve your academic and professional goals.
Handshake – Find jobs and internships in Handshake. Explore our powerful career resource tool, designed to meet the needs of WVU students and alumni.
Internship and Job Search – Get help developing a strategy to find opportunities locally and nationally.
On-Campus Interviews – Apply for interviews on Handshake or by speaking directly to recruiters at career fairs and other on campus events. Employers from diverse industries conduct on-campus interviews throughout the academic year.
Personal and Professional Assessment – Take career assessments offered, including FOCUS2, to help you explore majors and career paths, and determine which career directions might prove rewarding for you as an individual.
Personalized Career Coaching– Meet one-on-one with a career development specialist to discuss anything career related, including career exploration, job and internship search strategies, career assessments, and interview preparation.
Practice Interviews – Sharpen your interview skills with a practice interview with a career development specialist, who will provide feedback on strengths and weaknesses.
Professional Development Workshops – We offer several student outreach presentation topics that we have found most beneficial to our students. Request customized presentations for your organization, fraternity/sorority, residence hall floor, or class.
Resume and Cover Letter Reviews – Get help from our career development specialists creating and reviewing your resumes and cover letters.
Workforce Recruitment Program – Check out the Federal program providing recruitment opportunities to highly motivated students with disabilities eager to prove their abilities in the workplace.