Wade College is a small, private college offering dual major Associate and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Merchandising and Design. Our program offers concentrations in fashion design, interior design, merchandise marketing and management, and visual communication. Full-time students can complete the associate and baccalaureate degree programs in as few as 16 and 32 months of intensive study, respectively. Classes are small. Personal attention is emphasized.
Wade College is one of the premier Dallas design colleges. Our location in the heart of the Dallas Market Center, Decorative Center, and Design District is unsurpassed. Students seeking a career in design and merchandising have the opportunity to network with industry professionals, work in showrooms and galleries on a daily basis, and participate in the numerous shows and markets held each year.
Our affiliation with the Dallas Market Center allows the Wade College merchandising and design student to gain priceless marketing, designing, and merchandising industry experience. Many of our design and merchandising students make connections that allow them to travel to other markets around the country as well as enter permanent employment once they graduate. Wade College provides aspiring fashion designers, interior designers, visual communicators, and merchandising professionals with a unique opportunity to learn valuable skills at one of the top Dallas merchandising and design schools and to experience the industries first hand.
Wade College originally began as a fashion design school and fashion merchandising school but soon developed successful programs in merchandise marketing and management, interior design, and visual communication. In 2016, the college celebrated its 54th year in higher education. Come join us! If you are looking for one of the premier fashion, interior, merchandise marketing and management, and visual communication colleges in Dallas, you found the right place at Wade College.