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Fashion Merchandising Schools in California

There are seven schools in the state of California offering fashion merchandising programs. In 2010, 1,088 students graduated with degrees from California fashion merchandising schools. 1,033 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 45 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

1,057 students graduate from programs in California in fashion merchandising, on average, each year. This accounts for approximately 20% of fashion merchandising students who US schools graduate. Out of those, ten students graduated with certificates in fashion merchandising, 1,033 with an associate's level degree, and 45 with a bachelor's level degree.

Seven fashion merchandising schools are located in this state. Of these, seven schools are private. Tuition at a private fashion merchandising school varies from $14,447 to $27,100.

Average tuition for fashion merchandising programs is $23,820. While the lowest tuition in this state is at Westwood College-Los Angeles, the highest tuition for fashion merchandising programs, which is $27,100 every year, is at Point Loma Nazarene University.

California schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in fashion merchandising. In 2010, no fashion merchandising students at the undergraduate level sought degrees at the masters level.

Fashion Merchandising Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

1,057 students graduate from programs in California in fashion merchandising, on average, each year. This accounts for approximately 20% of fashion merchandising students who US schools graduate. Out of those, ten students graduated with certificates in fashion merchandising, 1,033 with an associate's level degree, and 45 with a bachelor's level degree.

Fashion Merchandising Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 22
  • Certificate 2009: 12
  • Certificate 2010: 10
  • Associate 2006: 763
  • Associate 2007: 779
  • Associate 2008: 982
  • Associate 2009: 1162
  • Associate 2010: 1033
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 22
  • Bachelor 2009: 66
  • Bachelor 2010: 45

Fashion Merchandising Program Availability in California

California schools offer a total of nine fashion merchandising programs. Of these programs, around 55.6% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Fashion Merchandising Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 3

Retail Salespersons — Salary by Percentile

Retail Salespersons — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17700
  • 25th Percentile: 18700
  • Median: 21430
  • 75th Percentile: 28220
  • 90th Percentile: 38290

Purchasing Managers — Salary by Percentile

Purchasing Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60930
  • 25th Percentile: 77030
  • Median: 101030
  • 75th Percentile: 130900
  • 90th Percentile: 163530

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products — Salary by Percentile

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37960
  • 25th Percentile: 46720
  • Median: 60630
  • 75th Percentile: 77870
  • 90th Percentile: 97130

Retail Salespersons — Employment Trend

Retail Salespersons — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20680
  • Median Salary 2007: 20910
  • Median Salary 2008: 21010
  • Median Salary 2009: 20940
  • Median Salary 2010: 21430
  • Total Employed 2006: 481990
  • Total Employed 2007: 490660
  • Total Employed 2008: 489140
  • Total Employed 2009: 452970
  • Total Employed 2010: 429730

Purchasing Managers — Employment Trend

Purchasing Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86500
  • Median Salary 2007: 90820
  • Median Salary 2008: 93850
  • Median Salary 2009: 97970
  • Median Salary 2010: 101030
  • Total Employed 2006: 8790
  • Total Employed 2007: 8660
  • Total Employed 2008: 8700
  • Total Employed 2009: 8170
  • Total Employed 2010: 7890

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products — Employment Trend

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54930
  • Median Salary 2007: 56990
  • Median Salary 2008: 58690
  • Median Salary 2009: 59480
  • Median Salary 2010: 60630
  • Total Employed 2006: 32730
  • Total Employed 2007: 32900
  • Total Employed 2008: 32560
  • Total Employed 2009: 31750
  • Total Employed 2010: 29920

California vs National Fashion Merchandising Employment

California vs National Fashion Merchandising Employment

  • Employed in California: 10.406% (467540)

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1. The Art Institute of California - Hollywood

5250 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 299-5100

The Art Institute of California-Hollywood offers two programs in fashion merchandising. Out of those, AI-Hollywood offers one associate's level fashion merchandising degree to students and one bachelor's level fashion merchandising degree. AI-Hollywood, which is near the center of the city, is located in North Hollywood, CA. 1,775 students pursue degrees in 13 programs at AI, overall. AI-Hollywood is the largest institution in the state of California offering fashion merchandising in terms of programs.

2. Fashion Careers College

1923 Morena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92110-3555
(619) 275-4700x301

Fashion Careers College, which is 5.4 miles from the center of the city, is in San Diego, CA. This school offers two fashion merchandising programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in fashion merchandising to students and one degree at the associate's level in fashion merchandising. It is one of 242 vocational schools in California. This vocational school is the third oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in fashion merchandising.

3. The FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - San Francisco

55 Stockton St
San Francisco, CA 94108-5805
(415) 675-5200

The FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco is near the center of the city and it offers one fashion merchandising program. 960 students seek degrees in five programs at this school, overall. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering fashion merchandising.

4. The FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles

919 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1421
(213) 624-1200

The FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles is near the heart of downtown and FIDM offers one fashion merchandising program. This school is the third largest institution in the state of California offering fashion merchandising in terms of programs.

5. The Art Institute of California - Sunnyvale

1120 Kifer Rd
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
(408) 962-6400x6419

The Art Institute of California-Sunnyvale is a for-profit 4-year institution, founded in 2008. AI, which is near the center of the city, is in Sunnyvale, CA. AI is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including computer animation, fashion marketing, and business. Students are offered three degrees at the associates level and nine bachelors level degrees by it. 564 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this college in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits AI- Sunnyville. It is one of 14 art colleges in California.

6. The FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - San Diego

350 Tenth Avenue- Third Floor
San Diego, CA 92101-4903
(619) 235-2049

The FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego is located in the center of San Diego and it offers one program in fashion merchandising. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fourth in the state of California.

7. Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200

Point Loma Nazarene University offers one fashion merchandising program and PLNU, which is near the heart of downtown, is in San Diego, CA. Point Loma is the oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in fashion merchandising.