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Apparel Merchandising, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #353 (BCR) Waco, TX, United States
The Apparel Merchandising program at Baylor University focuses on the professional aspect of the fashion industry.
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Overview

Students learn about retailing, product development, retail buying, visual merchandising and promotion.

Students in the Apparel Merchandising program at Baylor University complete a summer internship as part of their degree. Internships are available all over the United States as well as in Europe. There are also opportunities for studying abroad in Europe as well as a Study Tour in New York City/Montreal.

Graduates find jobs in buying, planning and allocation, visual merchandising and promotion, retail management and product development. Some alumni have gone on to work in New York City with labels such as Eloquii, a fashion line created by Baylor alumna Jodi Arnold.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Apparel in Today's Society
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Visual Merchandising and Promotion
  • Fashion Forecasting
  • Costume History and Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Official transcripts can be mailed from your high school in a sealed and signed envelope or sent digitally through a secure electronic source (Slate.org, Parchment, CommonApp, or TRex). 
  • Applicants from schools with external exams or leaving certificates should have their exams or certificates submitted to Baylor directly from the testing agency (IGCSE, GCE, WAEC, CBSE, IB, etc.).
  • Students applying from secondary schools outside of the U.S. are not required to submit standardized test scores for admission to Baylor;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    44544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22272 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    44544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22272 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waco

  • 857 - 1590 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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