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Apparel Studies

Be part of a top-ranked fashion program at Stephens College.

The School of Design is among “The Best Fashion Schools in the World 2019,” according to The Business of Fashion, London. Learn more.

Students studying Apparel Studies at Stephens learn all aspects of the industry so they’re prepared for any fashion-related career.

  • Experience more than 30 industry professionals who visit the School of Design every year.
  • Take study trips to international fashion capitals for college credit.
  • Help produce The Collections, our annual spring fashion show.
  • Study pattern making and draping, create original designs or fashion content.
  • Take advantage of our Historic Costume Museum and Research Library.
  • Intern at companies such as Cosmopolitan, Victoria’s Secret corporate offices, Baby Phat, WWD and Escada.

Stephens College offers a Bachelor of Arts in Apparel Studies.

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