Ryerson University (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Campus at night. Photo: iStock

Campus at night. Photo: iStock

Programs: Fashion Design, Fashion Communication

Annual Tuition:
 CAD $21,178 to $24,742 ($18,249-$21,320 at the current exchange rate) for international students; CAD $6,754 to $10,198 for Canadian citizens and permanent residents

Famous Grads:
Jeremy Laing, Erdem Moralioglu (Went to RCA after Ryerson), Todd Lynn

What the Students Say:

“Heavy workload, to get good grades you have very little time outside of your studies.

"Ryerson might not be a well reputed fashion school but it is very tough and puts you on the front lines for every Canadian opportunity. It gives you the potential to be a go-getter however, having said that it is tough! Having a social life outside of the sewing lab isn't always possible, but you make lifelong connections with your instructors and your peers."

"It is a ton of work, but very much worth it. The instructors are knowledgeable and I feel as though everything I learn will be applicable to my future career."

The Bottom Line:
An impressive list of industry associations, a solid design program, and a reasonable price. Fantastic value—and it’s also a great journalism school.

More Info: www.ryerson.ca

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