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Fashion Merchandising Schools in Illinois

There are eight Illinois schools offering fashion merchandising programs. 188 students graduated with degrees from Illinois fashion merchandising schools in 2010. 130 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 51 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 180 students graduate from fashion merchandising programs in this state per year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from fashion merchandising programs. Of those, seven students graduated with certificates in fashion merchandising, 51 with a degree at the associate's level, and 130 with a bachelor's level degree.

Eight fashion merchandising schools are in this midwestern state. And of these, while four schools are public, four schools are private. Private fashion merchandising school tuition varies from $18,066 to $25,710.

Average tuition for fashion merchandising programs is $24,709. The lowest tuition in Illinois is at the International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago, while the highest tuition for fashion merchandising programs, which is $25,710 per year, is at Dominican University.

Illinois schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for fashion merchandising students. In 2010, no undergraduate level fashion merchandising students sought masters level degrees.

Fashion Merchandising Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 180 students graduate from fashion merchandising programs in this state per year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from fashion merchandising programs. Of those, seven students graduated with certificates in fashion merchandising, 51 with a degree at the associate's level, and 130 with a bachelor's level degree.

Fashion Merchandising Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 5
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 7
  • Associate 2006: 58
  • Associate 2007: 38
  • Associate 2008: 43
  • Associate 2009: 39
  • Associate 2010: 51
  • Bachelor 2006: 122
  • Bachelor 2007: 108
  • Bachelor 2008: 126
  • Bachelor 2009: 87
  • Bachelor 2010: 130

Fashion Merchandising Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of ten fashion merchandising programs. Of these programs, close to 50% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Fashion Merchandising Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 3

Retail Salespersons — Salary by Percentile

Retail Salespersons — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17830
  • 25th Percentile: 18600
  • Median: 20230
  • 75th Percentile: 26480
  • 90th Percentile: 37110

Purchasing Managers — Salary by Percentile

Purchasing Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43490
  • 25th Percentile: 59530
  • Median: 80340
  • 75th Percentile: 103570
  • 90th Percentile: 130790

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 35060
  • 25th Percentile: 44310
  • Median: 57420
  • 75th Percentile: 74830
  • 90th Percentile: 92680

Retail Salespersons — Employment Trend

Retail Salespersons — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19790
  • Median Salary 2007: 20280
  • Median Salary 2008: 20380
  • Median Salary 2009: 20000
  • Median Salary 2010: 20230
  • Total Employed 2006: 180170
  • Total Employed 2007: 178840
  • Total Employed 2008: 186370
  • Total Employed 2009: 179520
  • Total Employed 2010: 177370

Purchasing Managers — Employment Trend

Purchasing Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74850
  • Median Salary 2007: 78410
  • Median Salary 2008: 81730
  • Median Salary 2009: 81370
  • Median Salary 2010: 80340
  • Total Employed 2006: 3450
  • Total Employed 2007: 3340
  • Total Employed 2008: 3280
  • Total Employed 2009: 3310
  • Total Employed 2010: 3390

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 51660
  • Median Salary 2007: 54670
  • Median Salary 2008: 56800
  • Median Salary 2009: 56520
  • Median Salary 2010: 57420
  • Total Employed 2006: 11780
  • Total Employed 2007: 11980
  • Total Employed 2008: 12520
  • Total Employed 2009: 11860
  • Total Employed 2010: 10420

Illinois vs National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Illinois vs National Fashion Merchandising Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.255% (191180)

Fashion Merchandising Schools in Illinois

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1. The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago

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

The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago is near the heart of downtown and AI-Illinois offers one program in fashion merchandising. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion merchandising in terms of programs.

2. 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 offers two fashion merchandising programs. Specifically, it offers students one associate's level degree in fashion merchandising and one bachelor's level fashion merchandising degree. It is located in the center of Chicago. In terms of programs, IADT is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion merchandising.

3. Dominican University

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

Dominican University offers one fashion merchandising program and Dominican is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. DU is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion merchandising programs.

4. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage offers two programs in fashion merchandising. More specifically, this college offers students one fashion merchandising certificate and one associate's level degree in fashion merchandising. It is in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Illinois.

5. Olivet Nazarene University

One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2271
(815) 939-5011

Olivet Nazarene University is in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois and this school offers one program in fashion merchandising. 4,550 students seek degrees in 89 programs at Olivet, overall. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

6. Harper College

1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067-7398
(847) 925-6000

Harper College is located in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois and it offers one fashion merchandising program. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. It is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion merchandising in terms of programs.

7. Joliet Junior College

1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431-8938
(815) 729-9020

Joliet Junior College, which is only a few miles from Joliet, is located in a rural setting and this college offers one program in fashion merchandising. Overall, 15,676 students pursue degrees in 89 programs at this big college. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion merchandising programs.

8. South Suburban College

15800 South State Street
South Holland, IL 60473-1200
(708) 596-2000x5894

South Suburban College is located in the suburbs of South Holland, Illinois and it offers one fashion merchandising program. Overall, 7,161 students seek degrees in 53 South Suburban College programs. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion merchandising in terms of programs.