6.) SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN* (Savannah, GA)
-Programs: Fashion Design; Fashion Marketing & Management; Accessories Design
-Number of Students: All undergrad programs: 9,800. Fashion students (includes non-design majors): 940
-Misc: Andre Leon Talley is on the Board of Directors and a Lifetime Achievement Award is given in his name every year.
-The Bottom Line: The new-ish dean, Michael Fink, is turning SCAD into a fashion powerhouse, with lots of new industry connections and faculty hires. Check out “SCAD Style” to see the high-level activities happening there. The Luxury and Fashion Management program is a standout, and pretty unique; you won’t find many comparable programs.