Wade College - Bachelor's Degree

Wade College offers undergraduate programs in merchanidising and design. Founded by Sue Wade in 1962 with only 10 students in Dallas, Wade originally offered day and evening classes in fashion merchandising and professional modeling. In 1965, the growing institution moved from its Turtle Creek location to the Dallas Apparel Mart in the Dallas Market Center area and in 1971, the curriculum shifted to full-time programs in merchandising and design. Noted alumni include Michelle Davis (Actress Model) and Julia M Herro (Corporate Recruiter).

  • Average Tuition USD 29,038

School Description

Wade College is a private institution that was founded in 1962. Located in Dallas, Texas, the college's educational program emphasizes the importance of both general education and specialized study. Wade received accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in 1985.

Bachelor Programs

  • Dallas INFOMART, 1950 N. Stemmons Freeway 4080. LB #562, Dallas, TX 75207, United States

    Merchandising & design

    USD 23,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.


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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 70
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 7.00
  • Minimum SAT 700
  • Minimum ACT 22


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    Established in 1962


    At Wade, both the classes and the students are creative, with coursework designed to broaden perspectives and launch visual arts careers in as little as 16 to 32 months.

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        Dallas INFOMART, 1950 N. Stemmons Freeway 4080. LB #562, Dallas, TX 75207, United States

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            2012-2015, Bachelors in Merchandising and Design

            Enroll in classes at Wade College today!!Wade College helped me finally see a vision for my future. This school has an amazing staff, great 1-on-1 learning time with the professors in and outside of class, networking advantages with access to top-of-the-line volunteer opportunities, a wide range of courses in Merchandise Marketing, Fashion, Interior, and Graphic Design, and a great all-around atmosphere. I graduated with a BA in Merchandising & Design in January 2015 and I would recommend Wade College to anyone looking for a better education and brighter future.