21. KENT STATE UNIVERSITY (Kent, OH, US)
-Programs: Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising
-Number of Students: Undergrads: 18,000; fashion students: 200/year graduate from the school.
-Tuition: Ohio resident: $18,848; Non-Ohio resident: $26,808
-Misc: Has a garment center studio in NYC where 120 students a year go to study.
-What the Students Say: “I would never pick another school.” “A well-rounded experience with fashion, business, and general classes.” “Go here if you truly love fashion.”
-The Bottom Line: With study abroad programs in Paris and Milan, a huge endowment for scholarships, and a high-profile program allowing you to complete a fashion-focused undergraduate and MBA in fashion-focused business in just five years, this school is one of the top American fashion schools and keeps getting better.