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Fashion Design Schools in Illinois

There are five schools in the state of Illinois offering fashion design programs. In 2010, 235 students graduated from programs at Illinois fashion design schools. 208 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 16 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 219 students graduate from fashion design programs in Illinois every year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from fashion design programs. Specifically, 11 students graduated with certificates in fashion design, 16 with a degree at the associate's level, and 208 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Five fashion design schools are in this Great Lakes state. Out of these, five schools are private. Tuition at a private fashion design school varies from $18,066 to $36,150.

Average tuition for programs in fashion design is $24,023. While the highest tuition for programs in fashion design, which is $36,150 every year, is at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the lowest tuition in this state is at the International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for fashion design students. No students at the undergraduate level in fashion design pursued degrees at the masters level.

Fashion Design Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 219 students graduate from fashion design programs in Illinois every year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from fashion design programs. Specifically, 11 students graduated with certificates in fashion design, 16 with a degree at the associate's level, and 208 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Fashion Design Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 10
  • Certificate 2010: 11
  • Associate 2006: 48
  • Associate 2007: 24
  • Associate 2008: 33
  • Associate 2009: 21
  • Associate 2010: 16
  • Bachelor 2006: 153
  • Bachelor 2007: 201
  • Bachelor 2008: 170
  • Bachelor 2009: 181
  • Bachelor 2010: 208

Fashion Design Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of seven programs in fashion design. Of these programs, around 57.1% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Fashion Design Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 4

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers — Salary by Percentile

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23650
  • 25th Percentile: 28420
  • Median: 34680
  • 75th Percentile: 50990
  • 90th Percentile: 67010

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18620
  • 25th Percentile: 20360
  • Median: 28460
  • 75th Percentile: 31830
  • 90th Percentile: 35940

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33700
  • 25th Percentile: 40160
  • Median: 52810
  • 75th Percentile: 69470
  • 90th Percentile: 91690

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers — Employment Trend

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21190
  • Median Salary 2007: 23300
  • Median Salary 2008: 31020
  • Median Salary 2009: 35460
  • Median Salary 2010: 34680
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20450
  • Median Salary 2007: 23550
  • Median Salary 2008: 26060
  • Median Salary 2009: 28290
  • Median Salary 2010: 28460
  • Total Employed 2006: 1120
  • Total Employed 2007: 800
  • Total Employed 2008: 680
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45945
  • Median Salary 2007: 47700
  • Median Salary 2008: 49225
  • Median Salary 2009: 50560
  • Median Salary 2010: 52810
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 95
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 95
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Illinois vs National Fashion Design Employment

Illinois vs National Fashion Design Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 0.930% (320)

Fashion Design Schools in Illinois

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1. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

36 S Wabash
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 629-6100

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers one fashion design program and it is located in the center of Chicago. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks second in the state of Illinois.

2. The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago

350 N Orleans St
Chicago, IL 60654-1593
(312) 280-3500

The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago offers one fashion design program and AI-Illinois is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown. This specialized school is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion design programs.

3. The International Academy of Design and Technology - Chicago

One North State Street - Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60602-3300
(312) 980-9200

The International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago is located in the center of Chicago. It offers two programs in fashion design. Of those, students are offered one associate's level fashion design degree by IADT-Chicago and one degree at the bachelor's level in fashion design. 1,411 students seek degrees in 15 programs at this school, overall. IADT is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in fashion design.

4. Columbia College - Chicago

600 South Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605-1996
(312) 663-1600

Columbia College-Chicago is located in the center of Chicago. This school offers two fashion design programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in fashion design to students and one bachelor's level degree in fashion design. It is a 4-year institution. This school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

5. Dominican University

7900 W Division St
River Forest, IL 60305
(708) 366-2490

Dominican University is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois and DU offers one fashion design program. This small school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Dominican is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion design.