University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH, United States)

University of Cincinnati. Photo: iStock

University of Cincinnati. Photo: iStock

Programs: Fashion Design (combined with Product Development)

Annual Tuition:
Undergraduate: $11,000 in-state, $26,334 out of state

Graduate: $14,468 in-state, $26,210 out of state

Famous Grads:
Stan Herman (former CFDA president), David Meister, Jay Ott, Lisa Converse White House Black Market)

What the Students Say: 
"Go in with an open mind, narrow down your desires as you go."

"Literally the only good thing is the co-op program." 

"An amazing design school and it's one of the best choices I have ever made. Bonus: public school tuition for private design school quality!"

The Bottom Line: The five year (co-op) program includes five semesters of work study, which means students have plenty of real-world experience before graduation.

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