Bunka Fashion College (Tokyo, Japan)

A look from Bunka fashion student Daichi Toyawa's graduate collection, which debuted in London in June 2014. Photo: Tristan Fewings for Getty

A look from Bunka fashion student Daichi Toyawa's graduate collection, which debuted in London in June 2014. Photo: Tristan Fewings for Getty

Programs: Fashion Design, Fashion Technology, Fashion Marketing and Distribution, Fashion Accessories and Textiles

Annual Tuition:
¥1,204,500-¥1,294,500 ($10,139-$10,897 at current exchange rates), depending on the program

Misc: You must have a good understanding of Japanese and have the financial means to live in Japan. Part-time work is not allowed when you’re a student.
Famous Grads: Kenzo Takada, Junya Watanabe, Yohji Yamamoto, Hiroko Koshino, Tsumori Chisato, Nigo

The Bottom Line
: Bunka most notably came to prominence in the 1960s when its graduates starting showing in Paris. It’s now synonymous with Japanese avant-garde design, rounded out by marketing and technology programs.

More Info
: www.bunka-fc.ac.jp

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