We know that choosing the right degree is complex. One particularly important factor in this process is determining the financial commitment you will have to make to complete a program, and which one gives you the best return on your investment once you graduate. Of course, it's also essential to investigate scholarships and financial aid to offset tuition. Here are the typical costs for a fashion merchandising degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,632 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

3% above average compared to other degrees

$ 18,306 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

9% below average compared to other degrees

$ 28,995 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

10% below average compared to other degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

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Tuition costs for popular fashion merchandising schools in the US

There are 208 schools in the US that offer a fashion merchandising degree. The fashion merchandising schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Baylor University, Northern Arizona University and Texas Tech University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in fashion merchandising per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Baylor University$43,790
Northern Arizona University$11,059
Texas Tech University$8,860
Texas State University$9,985
Ball State University$9,774
University of Georgia$11,818
Texas Christian University$44,760
Central Michigan University$12,510
University of North Texas$10,544
CUNY New York City College of Technology$6,920

Top US schools for a fashion merchandising degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering fashion merchandising degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
O'More College of Design31%$29,880
FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco37%$32,293
Baylor University39%$43,790
FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles39%$32,293
Texas Christian University41%$44,760
Howard University41%$25,697
Marist College43%$36,780
Bay State College44%$22,320
Eastern Michigan University45%$12,019
FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego45%$32,293

Cheapest US schools for a fashion merchandising degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a fashion merchandising degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Phoenix College$2,094
Pima Community College$2,118
Miami Dade College$2,838
Hinds Community College$3,080
Wayne County Community College District$3,107
Northeast Mississippi Community College$3,232
Johnson County Community College$3,300
Houston Community College$3,360
Jones County Junior College$3,480
Stark State College$3,686

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