16.) OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY (Corvallis, OR) :
-Programs: Apparel Design, Merchandising Management
-Number of Students: Undergrads: 720 in the Dept. of Design & Human Development
-Tuition: OR resident: $7,700 Non-resident: $21,450 (based on 15 credit hrs)
-Misc: You can do merchandising management as a minor.
-The Bottom Line: Want to work at a sporty or heritage apparel company? The design and merchandising programs at OSU are feeders for Nike, Pendleton, Adidas, Columbia Sportswear, and Eddie Bauer, all of which are headquartered in the outdoorsy Pacific Northwest.