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Fashion Schools in Illinois

There are ten schools in the state of Illinois offering fashion programs. In 2010, 556 students graduated from programs at Illinois fashion schools. 444 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 82 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

544 students graduate from programs in this state in fashion, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from fashion programs. More specifically, 30 students graduated with fashion certificates, 82 with a degree at the associate's level, and 444 with a bachelor's level degree.

Ten fashion schools are in this state. And of these, six schools are private, while four schools are public. Tuition at a private fashion school varies from $18,066 to $36,150.

Average tuition for fashion programs is $24,602. The highest tuition for programs in fashion, which is $36,150 per year, is at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, while the lowest tuition in this state is at the International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago.

Illinois schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in fashion. No fashion students at the undergraduate level pursued masters level degrees.

Fashion Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

544 students graduate from programs in this state in fashion, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from fashion programs. More specifically, 30 students graduated with fashion certificates, 82 with a degree at the associate's level, and 444 with a bachelor's level degree.

Fashion Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 7
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 38
  • Certificate 2009: 29
  • Certificate 2010: 30
  • Associate 2006: 119
  • Associate 2007: 73
  • Associate 2008: 85
  • Associate 2009: 71
  • Associate 2010: 82
  • Bachelor 2006: 348
  • Bachelor 2007: 394
  • Bachelor 2008: 410
  • Bachelor 2009: 362
  • Bachelor 2010: 444

Fashion Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 22 fashion programs. Of these programs, approximately 36.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Fashion Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 8

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products — Salary by Percentile

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29110
  • 25th Percentile: 37980
  • Median: 50280
  • 75th Percentile: 65880
  • 90th Percentile: 87420

Sewers, Hand — Salary by Percentile

Sewers, Hand — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17280
  • 25th Percentile: 19530
  • Median: 25650
  • 75th Percentile: 29400
  • 90th Percentile: 33140

Models — Salary by Percentile

Models — Salary by Percentile

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Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers — Salary by Percentile

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18040
  • 25th Percentile: 19330
  • Median: 23590
  • 75th Percentile: 28640
  • 90th Percentile: 36250

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

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products — Employment Trend

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44120
  • Median Salary 2007: 44640
  • Median Salary 2008: 49640
  • Median Salary 2009: 50870
  • Median Salary 2010: 50280
  • Total Employed 2006: 8710
  • Total Employed 2007: 6270
  • Total Employed 2008: 5540
  • Total Employed 2009: 3960
  • Total Employed 2010: 3480

Sewers, Hand — Employment Trend

Sewers, Hand — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21230
  • Median Salary 2007: 21850
  • Median Salary 2008: 23660
  • Median Salary 2009: 24410
  • Median Salary 2010: 25650
  • Total Employed 2006: 540
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Models — Employment Trend

Models — Employment Trend

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  • Total Employed 2006: 45
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 45
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers — Employment Trend

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23690
  • Median Salary 2007: 24740
  • Median Salary 2008: 23850
  • Median Salary 2009: 22700
  • Median Salary 2010: 23590
  • Total Employed 2006: 1040
  • Total Employed 2007: 890
  • Total Employed 2008: 770
  • Total Employed 2009: 500
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

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 Employment

Illinois vs National Fashion Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 2.682% (4550)

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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 is located in the center of Chicago and SAIC offers one program in fashion. Overall, 3,328 students seek degrees in 23 programs at SAIC. SAIC ranks sixth in terms of enrollment 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 is near the heart of downtown. It offers three programs in fashion. Of those, students are offered one degree at the associate's level in fashion by it and two fashion degrees at the bachelor's level. In terms of programs, AI is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion.

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 four programs in fashion. Of those, this specialized school offers two associate's level fashion degrees to students and two fashion degrees at the bachelor's level. Overall, 1,411 students seek degrees in 15 International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago programs.

4. Columbia College - Chicago

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

Columbia College-Chicago is in the center of Chicago. It offers two programs in fashion. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in fashion by this big school and one degree at the bachelor's level in fashion. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion programs.

5. Dominican University

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

Dominican University is located in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. Dominican offers two fashion programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in fashion by it. 3,748 students pursue degrees in 76 Dominican University programs, overall. DU ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

6. The College of DuPage

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

The College of DuPage offers four programs in fashion. Specifically, it offers two fashion certificates to students and two associate's level fashion degrees. This college is located in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Overall, 26,722 students seek degrees in 120 programs at this community college. This community college is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion in terms of programs.

7. Olivet Nazarene University

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

Olivet Nazarene University offers one fashion program and ONU is located in the suburbs of Bourbonnais, Illinois. Overall, 4,550 students pursue degrees in 89 programs at Olivet. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion programs.

8. Harper College

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

Harper College is located in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois. This school offers three programs in fashion. Of those, it offers students one certificate in fashion and two degrees at the associate's level in fashion. Overall, 16,060 students pursue degrees in 94 Harper College programs. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion in terms of programs.

9. Joliet Junior College

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

Joliet Junior College is located in Joliet, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one fashion program. Overall, 15,676 students pursue degrees in 89 Joliet Junior College programs. This community college is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion programs.

10. 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 this college offers one program in fashion. Overall, 7,161 students seek degrees in 53 programs at this community college. This college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering fashion.