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Fashion Design Schools In Indiana

In Indiana, there are 4 accredited schools where fashion design classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Indiana's fashion design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in fashion design includes fashion design training at the following levels:


  1. Indiana State University

    210 N 7th St, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Indiana University-Bloomington

    107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7000

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Purdue University-Main Campus

    Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2040

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. The Art Institute of Indianapolis

    3500 DePauw Blvd Suite 1010, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Fashion Design Employment

Indiana 30
National 15,060

Approximately 0% of the country's fashion design professionals work in Indiana state.

Employment Growth for Fashion design professionals In Indiana

40 80 60 50 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fashion design professionals is shrinking in Indiana. 10 less fashion design professionals were working in Indiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fashion design has shrunk by 25% in Indiana. This decline is faster than the national trend for fashion design professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of fashion design professionals working around the nation.

Fashion Design VS. All Professions salaries in Indiana

$41,430 $39,930 $42,560 $44,210 $54,160
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by fashion design professionals is increasing in Indiana. In 2006 fashion design professionals made a mean salary of $41,430 per year, and in 2010 they made $54,160 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion design professionals in Indiana

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 24%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of fashion design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid fashion design professionals earning 205% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Indiana state.

Average Salaries for Fashion design professionals and related professions in Indiana

Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising
Graphic Design

In Indiana, fashion design professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Indiana


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited fashion design schools in Indiana is increasing. In 2006, 310 students graduated from fashion design courses in Indiana. And in 2010, 360 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of fashion design school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana by 16%. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in fashion design.

Fashion Design Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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