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Fashion Design and Product Development

It's your dream: pursue it at one of the highest-ranked fashion schools on the planet.

The School of Design is among “The Best Fashion Schools in the World 2019,” according to The Business of Fashion, London. The B.F.A. in Fashion Design and Product Development earned a best overall badge of merit and scored exceptionally high for learning experience and long-term value.

Stephens is also recognized as the No. 15 Private Fashion Design School or College in the nation by Fashion-Schools.org.

At Stephens, you'll learn to create original works while tapping into our extensive alumnae network and learning about all aspects of the fashion business from faculty and visiting experts.

Here you'll have an opportunity to:

  • Study pattern making and draping.
  • Create original works.
  • Experience more than 30 industry professionals who visit the School of Design every year.
  • Showcase your best works at The Collections, our annual student designer fashion show, a real runway event.
  • Enjoy prestigious internships at companies such as Victoria’s Secret corporate offices, Baby Phat, Escada and WWD.
  • Take study trips to international fashion capitals for college credit.
  • Take advantage of our Historic Costume Museum and Research Library.

Stephens College offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design and Product Development.

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