NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (NYU)
Location: New York City
Average Tuition: $41,614
•BS in Media, Culture, Communication
•Multiple liberal arts/science options
•Gallatin School of Individualized Study
•One-on-one, very personalized.
•There were nine Career Fairs during the 2011-2012 academic year and additional industry expos.
•There’s a Fashion Business Club.
•They offer fashion industry-specific programs (past ones include “Attire for Successful Hire”, NYU Fashion Week (a week long speaker series featuring industry experts), Faces of Fashion.
•The Gallatin School received $2.5million from the Guess Foundation to establish a visiting professorship in fashion and fashion business.
Companies That Have Hired Grads:
•Condé Nast (4% of 3,500 employees)
•Hearst (4% of 1,200)
•Vogue (6% of 450)
•Starworks (PR)(10% of 90 employees)
•Saks (1% of 3,900)
•Bergdorf Goodman (3% of 300 employees)
•Barneys (3% of 700 employees)
•Ford Models (2% of 600 employees)
Macy’s,Bloomingdale’s, Urban Outfitters,TJX Companies,Ralph Lauren, Lord & Taylor, JCrew, Saks, Abercrombie, Victoria’s Secret
Placement Information (provided by school):
•4% of 2011 graduates report working in the Fashion/Retail industry. (10% report working in Communications/Marketing/Public Relations/Publicity—some of these positions may be fashion related)
•Average reported starting salary for graduates entering fashion/retail: $45,560
•There are currently 375 active postings for fashion-related positions on NYU CareerNet.
•Employers within the fashion industry conducted 176 interviews on campus this academic year.
Notable Alum/Former Students:
•Multiple fashion company ceo/cfo’s
•The Olsens! (OK, they didn’t graduate)