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Fashion Merchandising Schools in Chicago, Illinois

There are seven schools around Chicago, IL offering fashion merchandising programs. In 2010, 183 students graduated from programs at Chicago fashion merchandising schools. 125 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 51 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 176 students graduate from fashion merchandising programs in Chicago per year. This accounts for approximately 97% of fashion merchandising students who schools in the state of Illinois graduate. Out of those, seven students graduated with certificates in fashion merchandising, 51 with a degree at the associate's level, and 125 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Seven fashion merchandising schools are in Chicago. Out of these, four schools are public, while three schools are private. Private fashion merchandising school tuition varies from $18,066 to $25,710.

Average tuition for fashion merchandising programs is $23,899. While the lowest tuition in Chicago is at the International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago, the highest tuition for programs in fashion merchandising, which is $25,710 every year, is at Dominican University.

Chicago 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 2006 - 2010 in Chicago, Illinois

On average, 176 students graduate from fashion merchandising programs in Chicago per year. This accounts for approximately 97% of fashion merchandising students who schools in the state of Illinois graduate. Out of those, seven students graduated with certificates in fashion merchandising, 51 with a degree at the associate's level, and 125 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Fashion Merchandising Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chicago, Illinois

  • 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: 114
  • Bachelor 2007: 105
  • Bachelor 2008: 122
  • Bachelor 2009: 83
  • Bachelor 2010: 125

Fashion Merchandising Program Availability in Chicago, Illinois

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

Fashion Merchandising Program Availability in Chicago, Illinois

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

Retail Salespersons — Salary by Percentile

Retail Salespersons — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17860
  • 25th Percentile: 18640
  • Median: 20460
  • 75th Percentile: 27040
  • 90th Percentile: 37740

Purchasing Managers — Salary by Percentile

Purchasing Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43610
  • 25th Percentile: 60120
  • Median: 80940
  • 75th Percentile: 105300
  • 90th Percentile: 133530

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 36260
  • 25th Percentile: 44980
  • Median: 57430
  • 75th Percentile: 74650
  • 90th Percentile: 92410

Retail Salespersons — Employment Trend

Retail Salespersons — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20160
  • Median Salary 2007: 20600
  • Median Salary 2008: 20620
  • Median Salary 2009: 20460
  • Median Salary 2010: 20460
  • Total Employed 2006: 113860
  • Total Employed 2007: 116610
  • Total Employed 2008: 122290
  • Total Employed 2009: 116780
  • Total Employed 2010: 115400

Purchasing Managers — Employment Trend

Purchasing Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75460
  • Median Salary 2007: 80850
  • Median Salary 2008: 83640
  • Median Salary 2009: 83230
  • Median Salary 2010: 80940
  • Total Employed 2006: 2320
  • Total Employed 2007: 2130
  • Total Employed 2008: 2050
  • Total Employed 2009: 2000
  • Total Employed 2010: 2170

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 52930
  • Median Salary 2007: 56130
  • Median Salary 2008: 58050
  • Median Salary 2009: 57900
  • Median Salary 2010: 57430
  • Total Employed 2006: 7280
  • Total Employed 2007: 7330
  • Total Employed 2008: 7390
  • Total Employed 2009: 6890
  • Total Employed 2010: 5940

Chicago vs Illinois Fashion Merchandising Employment

Chicago vs Illinois Fashion Merchandising Employment

  • Employed in Chicago: 64.604% (123510)

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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, which is 25.5 miles from neighboring Buffalo Grove, is 0.8 miles from Chicago, IL and it offers one program in fashion merchandising. AI is a for-profit 4-year institution and it is one out of two Chicago institutions offering fashion merchandising.

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 programs in fashion merchandising. More specifically, it offers students one associate's level fashion merchandising degree and one bachelor's level fashion merchandising degree. IADT-Chicago, which is located just 8.9 miles from neighboring Berwyn, is just a short commute away from within Chicago. IADT-Chicago is a for-profit 4-year institution and IADT is one out of two Chicago institutions offering fashion merchandising.