What will I learn?

Fontbonne University’s Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising provides a content-rich curriculum designed to enhance students’ technical and creative skills, and enhance their understanding of the ethical and global implications of the fashion business. Faculty are committed to providing students industry exposure, internship possibilities, career options and networking potential by coordinating industry tours, collaborating with fashion professionals and organizing study abroad opportunities. With a degree in fashion merchandising, graduates will be equipped to secure a dynamic career in the global fashion industry.

Program Highlights

At Fontbonne, our program is taught by faculty with real-world industry experience, ensuring that you’ll be immersed in fashion from day one.

  • Credentialed faculty who possess professional industry experience
  • Collaborations with industry professionals
  • Industry advisory board that mentors students and advises faculty on current industry practices
  • Student and faculty participation in fashion-related community events
  • Field-based professional learning experiences
  • Fashion study tours (including Los Angeles and New York City)
  • Professional shadowing opportunities
  • Internships

Which department am I in?

Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (42 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$26,760.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected November 2021

Start date

Expected January, August 2022


Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies

6800 Wydown Boulevard,



63105, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

All undergraduate programs require a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale from high school (equivalent to a 78% on a 100% scale). Other English Language Requirements: ELS: Completion of Level 112; Inlingua: Completion of ESL 300, 301, 302; Kaplan – Completion of Higher Intermediate level; Completion of English composition one at a US college or university; OR: COMPASS ESL Language Score 260+ (this option is only available for students in St. Louis who have applied to the university. The complimentary institutional test may only be taken one time for admission purposes).

For international students

First-year students those degree seeking students who are graduates of an accredited high school and who have not previously enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college or university with GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale as determined by Fontbonne. Completed the following recommended core, requirements: Four units of English, Three units of mathematics, Three units of social science, Three units of science (one must include a lab), One unit of visual/performing arts, One unit of practical arts, and One unit of physical education. English Language Requirements: TOEFL score 65(iBT), IELTS score 5.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.