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#1

#1 Best College for Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management in the U.S.

Purdue University-Main Campus
West Lafayette, IN

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

1,230–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$12,576

Median Starting Salary

$51,420

#2

#2 Best College for Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management in the U.S.

Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah, GA

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,060–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$45,976

Median Starting Salary

$52,479

#3

#3 Best College for Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management in the U.S.

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,280–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$43,651

Median Starting Salary

$52,387

#4

#4 Best College for Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management in the U.S.

Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,110–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$21,163

Median Starting Salary

$47,346

#5

#5 Best College for Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management in the U.S.

Stephen F Austin State University
Nacogdoches, TX

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

970–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$13,858

Median Starting Salary

$49,931

#6

#6 Best College for Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management in the U.S.

Bradley University
Peoria, IL

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,090–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$24,053

Median Starting Salary

$52,867

#7

#7 Best College for Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management in the U.S.

Madonna University
Livonia, MI

Acceptance Rate

65%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

920–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$18,344

Median Starting Salary

$48,684

#8

#8 Best College for Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management in the U.S.

Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA

Acceptance Rate

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Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$35,616

Median Starting Salary

$50,357

*The estimated net prices above are College Raptor’s estimate. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.

About Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management

A program that focuses on product and service promotion from the perspective of individual and family consumers and that prepares individuals to function as consumer management and marketing consultants in for-profit and non-profit enterprises. Includes instruction in applied market research, consumer behavior, product sourcing and distribution, profitability, customer feedback and evaluation methods, promotion and retailing campaign development, and applications to specific domestic and international consumer markets.

Of the 91 Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, men make up 8% percent and women make up 92% percent of the area of study. Did you know that Indiana has more students being awarded a degree in Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management than any other state? In fact, Indiana granted 30 degrees last year! The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management is $35,825.

Popularity of Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management Degrees in the U.S.
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Careers

The highest paying job for Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management majors is Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists. But, something else to consider is how much demand there is for specific careers. A career that is in high need that a degree in Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management can prepare you for is Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists.

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Student Demographics

Total Students
91
Female Students
84 (92%)
Male Students
7 (7%)

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