Shenkar College of Engineering and Design

Alber Elbaz at his final runway show for Lanvin. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Alber Elbaz at his final runway show for Lanvin. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Location: Ramat Gan, Israel

Programs: Fashion, Textile and Jewelry Design

Tuition: $3,750 (at current exchange rate) for international students; $3,000 for Israeli students.

Misc: International students are accepted as second or third-year students. You have to have a year of fashion school completed. Most classes taught in English, so not necessary to know Hebrew.

Famous Alumni: Alber Elbaz, Nili Lotan

The Bottom Line: Definitely off the beaten path and with a distinct point of view, this well-kept secret has an amazing — and incredibly affordable — fashion design program.

More Info: www.shenkar.ac.il

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