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Top 10 Fashion Design Schools, Colleges and Universities in the World 2019

Fashion designing is an interesting and may be the most creative subject in the world. It is also glamorous. Now a day’s fashion design is very demandable subject from other. Not only western but also Asian country students are very much interested about fashion relate subject. World is becoming more fashion trendy. As well as demand of fashion designer is enhancing day by day. Because it creates a bright future for their successful career in fashion industry.
Fig: Fashion designer doing work
It is a tough decision to choose a college for study. May be it is one of the biggest life decisions you’ll ever make. Because it will express your life identity. Your career significantly influenced by your institute or colleges or university. So for a wonderful professional life you should select a perfect fashion school, college or university. This article for those who are interested for higher study in fashion design.

Last Updated: 18th March, 2019

List of Top 10 Fashion Design Schools, Colleges and Universities in the World
Selecting top ten fashion schools from the thousands of fashion design schools, colleges and universities in the world is really tough task. To create this list we have collected info from various online forums, have to discuss with students and professional. Thanks to those fashion students and professionals who have helped me to make this list.

Here are the lists of the most famous and prestigious fashion schools, colleges, institutes and universities worldwide:

1. Central Saint Martins (London, England)
There is no confusion to give top place for Central Saint Martin’s. It is often abbreviated to CSM, is a public tertiary art school in London, England. It is a constituent college of the University of the Arts London.

Address: Granary Square, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA, UK


Undergraduate: Womenswear, Menswear, Textile, Jewelry, and Knitwear Design, Fashion Design with Marketing, Communications, Fashion History, Journalism.

Graduate: Fashion, Fashion Communications.

Annual Tuition Cost: £17,230 for both graduate and undergraduate degrees for overseas students. £9,000 for UK and EU students.


2. Parsons School of Design (New York, US)
Parsons School of Design is the most well-known fashion school in the United States. It is a private art and design college located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan in New York City. Parsons was the first school in the United States to offer programs in fashion design, advertising, interior design, and graphic design.

66 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011, USA

Programs: Fashion Design, Fashion Studies, Fashion Marketing, Strategic Design and Management, Fashion Design and Society.

Annual Tuition Cost: Tuition costs US$45,080 for undergraduate and US$46,240 for graduate. There are currently 4,260 undergraduates enrolled.


3. Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Antwerp, Belgium)

The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp offers a broad spectrum of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in applied fine arts and design. It is one of the oldest of its kind in Europe. It is an elite design school offering fashion design courses to just over 100 students each year.

Address: Blindestraat 35, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Fashion Design 

Annual Tuition Cost: €6,825 for overseas students and €1,070 for European Union students. 


4. London College of Fashion (London, UK)
London College of Fashion (LCF) is one of the foremost centres of fashion education in the world. It is a constituent college of the University of the Arts London based in London, UK. LCF provides one of the widest ranges of courses in fashion education, with over 70 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and 165 short courses.

Address: 20 John Prince's St, Marylebone, London W1G 0BJ, UK

Programs: There are many courses offered here. You can see here;

Annual Tuition Cost:
£17,230 (Overseas students), £9,000 (UK, EU students) for undergraduate course and £22,140 (Overseas students), £8,250 (UK, EU students) for graduate course.


5. Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) (New York, US)
The Fashion Institute of Technology, generally known as FIT in the fashion world. FIT offers a business and design education with a foundation in liberal arts. Undergraduates can choose from a variety of courses.

Address: 227 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001, USA

Programs: Fashion Design, Business, Marketing, Illustration, Styling.

Annual Tuition Cost: Undergraduate: $6,470 for New York State residents, $17,810 for out-of-state residents. Graduate: $10,870 for NYC/NY State residents; $22,210 for out-of-state residents.


6. Kingston University (London, UK)
Kingston University (informally Kingston or KUL; formerly styled Kingston University London) is a public research university located in Kingston upon Thames, southwest London, United Kingdom. It was originally founded in 1899 and became a university in 1992.

Address: Penrhyn Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE, UK

Programs: Fashion Design programme at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Annual Tuition Cost: £14,100 (Overseas students), £9,000 (UK, EU students) for undergraduate course and £14,100 (Overseas students), £7,700 (UK, EU students) for graduate course.


7. Istituto Marangoni (Milan, Italy)
The Istituto Marangoni is a private Italian school of fashion and design. It now also operates campuses in Paris, London, Shanghai and Florence.

Address: Via Pietro Verri, 4, 20121 Milano, Italy

Programs: Fashion Design, Fashion Business, Fashion Styling, Fashion Buying, Brand Management and Fashion Promotion, graduate and undergraduate degrees.

Annual Tuition Cost: €20,800 for undergraduate course and €30,900 for graduate course.


8. Bunka Fashion College, Japan
Bunka Fashion College is one of the most prestigious and Japan’s highest-profile fashion school group. It is headquartered in Shinjuku, Tokyo and has over 70 branches throughout Japan

Address: 3 Chome-22-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-0053, Japan

Programs: Fashion Design, Fashion Technology, Fashion Marketing and Distribution, Fashion Accessories and Textiles.

Annual Tuition Cost: $11,868-$12,900 at current exchange rates depending on the program.


9. Royal College of Art (London, United Kingdom)
Royal College of Art is a leading postgraduate art and design and design school located in London, United Kingdom. It only offers postgraduate degrees in art and design to students from over 60 countries.

Kensington Gore, Kensington, London SW7 2EU, UK

Programs: Womens wear, Menswear, Textiles and Jewelry Design.

Annual Tuition Cost: £28,400 for overseas students; £9,500 for UK and EU students.


10. ESMOD, Paris
The École supérieure des arts et techniques de la mode, or ESMOD, is an international fashion design and business school based in Paris. ESMOD is among the oldest fashion schools in the world. Today ESMOD is composed of 21 schools in 14 countries.

Address: 12 Rue de la Rochefoucauld, 75009 Paris, France

Programs: Fashion Design, Fashion Strategy & Communication, and Créateur Couture.

Annual Tuition Cost: €10,250 for undergraduate course and €12,900 for graduate course.


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