2.) FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (FIT)* (New York)
-Programs: design, business, marketing, illustration, styling, etc.
-Number of Students: 10,386
-Tuition: $5,168 (NYC/NYC residents); $13,550 for out-of-state residents
-Misc: Very comprehensive programs. Part of the SUNY network
-Famous Grads: Reem Acra, Francisco Costa, Nina Garcia, Carolina Herrera, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Nanette Lepore, Ralph Rucci
-The Bottom Line: In addition to fashion design, FIT offers fashion marketing, business, textiles, visual arts, and countless other fashion-related degrees. The lecture series and FIT museum are exceptional. Valerie Steele, as Chief Curator of the Museum of FIT, gives this school a brainy credibility.