Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Apparel Business And Economics (MS, Phd); Apparel Product Design And Analysis (MS, Phd); Apparel Quality Analysis (MS, Phd); Consumer Studies (MS, Phd); Family Financial Management (MS, Phd); Household Equipment (MS, Phd); Housing (MS, Phd); Interior Design (MS, Phd); Resource Management (MS, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam (For Some Programs), Thesis (For Some Programs); For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam (For Some Programs), Thesis/Dissertation (For Some Programs).


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S And Doctorate, GRE. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 213 Computer-Based).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 7/1 For Domestic And International Students; For Spring Admission, 12/1 For Domestic And International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 39.

Student Body

Student Population:
7 Full-Time (All Women), 2 Part-Time (Both Women); Includes 1 African American, 1 Asian American Or Pacific Islander, 1 Hispanic American, 4 International.


13 Full-Time (All Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2010&Ndash;11, 6 Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $12,561 Per Year) Were Awarded; Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Scholarships/Grants, Health Care Benefits, And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 1/15.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. LuAnn R. Gaskill
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-4781
Fax: 540-231-3250

Contact Info
Julia Beemish
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-8881
Fax: 540-231-3250

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