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Fashion Schools In Washington DC

There is only one accredited fashion school in Washington DC for faculty who teach fashion classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion and fashion training in Washington DC, which includes fashion training at the fashion bachelors degree level.


  1. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Fashion Employment

Washington DC 11,310
National 4,625,040

Of all of the fashion professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Fashion professionals In Washington DC

11,260 11,190 11,530 10,940 11,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of fashion is growing. There were 50 more fashion professionals working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 0% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for fashion professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of fashion professionals has shrunk by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Fashion VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$55,718 $57,520 $60,092 $51,496 $64,876
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by fashion professionals is increasing in Washington DC. In 2006 fashion professionals made a mean salary of $55,718 per year, and in 2010 they made $64,876 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Washington DC

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Thus, there was a 14% growth in fashion professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of fashion, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid fashion professionals earning 186% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington DC state.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising

In Washington DC, fashion professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fashion programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC


As the number of fashion professionals is increasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited fashion school in Washington DC state is also increasing. In 2006, 10 students graduated from fashion courses in Washington DC. And in 2010, 21 students graduated.

Thus there was a 110% percent increase in the number of fashion school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in fashion.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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