If you’re currently hunting for the right college and are set on a career in fashion, the options can be overwhelming. To help you on your way, Fashionista has ranked the 50 best fashion schools in the world. (Click here for the full list.)
While fashion design might be the most popular freshman-year major documented here, we’ve included more than design schools. In particular, colleges and universities that offer stellar fashion business, marketing, styling, and technology programs. Because, after all, there a ton of great fashion careers that have very little to do with actual design.
Our ranking hasn’t changed drastically since 2010, the last time we published this list. But our methodology has. In 2013, we survey over 3,000 Fashionista readers about their college experiences, and your input has helped to shape this list and, we think, make it more truthful. Here are more details on how we put it together: