5.) ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY* (San Francisco, CA)
-Programs: Fashion Design, Knitwear Design, Textile Design, Fashion Journalism and Fashion Merchandising & Marketing
-Number of Students: School: 17,000. Fashion students: 2,700
-The Bottom Line: The only fashion school that shows at NY Fashion Week, and they have good fashion journalism, merchandising, and business programs. Plus, we love their smart student fashion blog.