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Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

Photo: @rmituniversity/Instagram

Photo: @rmituniversity/Instagram

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Undergraduate: Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising Management, Textile Design, Design Technology.
Graduate: Fashion Design and Fashion Entrepreneurship.

Annual Tuition:
Undergraduate: AUD $27,840 to $29,760 (USD $21,325 to $22,796 at current exchange rates).
Graduate: AUD $25,920 to $27,840 (USD $19,854 to $21,325 at current exchange rates).

Notable Alumni: Toni Maticevski, Karen Webster, Vanessa Coyle.

What the Students Say:

"It's very fast paced, and the students are pretty tight knit. It might be a good idea to know some basic sewing and pattern-making from before hand."

"I did the fashion merchandising associate degree and it was awesome, the staff are passionate about their jobs, the course work is a great mixture of creative and business, and ultimately you get out of it what you put in."

The Bottom Line: A strong design program and innovative, high-tech textiles program are the highlights here. Many graduates have gone on to work for major names, including Dior, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Versace, Alexander McQueen, L'Oreal, and Bruno Pieters.

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