Fashion Design

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RANKED: #3 in the U.S. and #7 in the World by Fashionista. Read more here.

The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) fashion design program is ranked among the best fashion programs in the world by leading industry outlets like Business of Fashion and Fashionista—because our students are prepared with real-world experience and knowledge to hit the ground running in top careers.

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The Jefferson Fashion Design program you will receive an extraordinary introduction into the fast-paced, creative and energetic fashion industry. You will learn from industry leaders on real-world projects in the cutting-edge Fashion and Textiles Futures Center–a 14,000 foot space that immerses students in professional environments from day one. You will also have the opportunity to study in leading fashion centers like New York City, London, Rome, and other locations around the world. 

In four short years, you will have earned the reputation of a Jefferson fashion design graduate: you will be globally recognized as a team-oriented designer who understands the interrelationship between design, technology, production and business; an individual with a firsthand knowledge of the complete fashion value chain, adept at innovatively responding to the ever-changing needs of the fashion marketplace. You will join the ranks of fashion alumni in companies including Nannette Lepore, BCBG Maxazria, Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Urban Outfitters, and Vogue Magazine.

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