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Howard University

Location: Washington, D.C.


Undergraduate: Fashion Design

Annual Tuition: 

Undergraduate: $26,464 per year

Prominent Alumni: Everett Hall, Daisy Lewellyn, Michelle Allyne, Angelique Stubbs, Nicole Fisher

Companies That Recruit From this School, According to the School: Macy's, Nordstrom, Urban Brands, Burlington, Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Smithsonian, US Government

Class Size: Major-only studio and non-studio courses: 5-7; Major and non-major studio courses: 12-15; Major and non-major lecture courses: 15-25.

The Bottom Line: Howard's BFA program focuses on product development, as well as fashion's role in the broader study of design. The school is of course one of the country's most celebrated HBCUs and it's located in a city with more professional opportunities than those in smaller towns, though it's also one of the priciest. The school also hosts regular career fairs and has partnered with DC Fashion Week and IMG.

More info:

All the Fashion Programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities