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Fashion Schools In Texas

In Texas, there are 20 accredited schools where fashion classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fashion in the state of Texas, which encompasses fashion training at the following levels:


  1. The Art Institute of Houston

    1900 Yorktown Street, Houston, Texas 77056-4197

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Baylor University

    500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Brookhaven College

    3939 Valley View Ln, Farmers Branch, Texas 75244-4997

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. El Centro College

    801 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75202-3604

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. El Paso Community College

    919 Hunter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79915-1908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. South University-The Art Institute of Dallas

    8080 Park Lane #100, Dallas, Texas 75231-5993

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Houston Community College

    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. University of the Incarnate Word

    4301 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas 78209

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Wade College

    1950 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 4080 INFOMART, Dallas, Texas 75207

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. University of North Texas

    Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. Northwood University in Cedar Hill

    1114 W FM 1382, Cedar Hill, Texas 75104-1204

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Sam Houston State University

    1806 Ave J, Huntsville, Texas 77340

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  13. Stephen F Austin State University

    2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  14. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  15. Tarrant County College District

    1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6524

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  16. Texas Christian University

    2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76129

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
  17. Texas Tech University

    Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  18. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  19. The Art Institute of Austin

    101 W. Louis Henna Blvd, Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78728

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  20. The Art Institute of San Antonio

    10000 IH-10 W Ste 200, San Antonio, Texas 78230

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Fashion Employment

Texas 379,050
National 4,625,040

Approximately 8% of the country's fashion professionals work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Fashion professionals In Texas

363,230 365,260 377,140 379,030 379,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Fashion is a growing field in Texas. There were 15,820 more fashion professionals working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fashion has grown by 4% in Texas. 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 Texas

$44,426 $38,671 $44,901 $46,849 $50,708
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fashion professionals are growing in Texas. The mean salary for fashion professionals in 2006 was $44,426 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,708 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Texas

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

Thus, there was a 12% 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 142% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Texas state.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Texas

Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising

In Texas, fashion professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion programs available for each degree type for all schools in Texas


The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited fashion schools in Texas is increasing. In Texas, there were 564 graduates in 2006. And there were 697 graduates from fashion courses in 2010.

This represents a 24% increase in the number of fashion degree or certificate school graduates in Texas state. Most of these graduates, or 53%, earned an bachelor's degree in fashion.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Texas

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