Starkle Dream Up. Stephens College

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Fashion Design & Product Development

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

Stephens has the 22nd best fashion program in the world, according to The Business of Fashion, London. The fashion program is also third in the U.S.A. for long-term value across BA programs.

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.

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

Stephens is also recognized as the #12 Private Fashion Design School or College in the nation by

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.

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Other programs in the School of Design:

Event and Convention Management 
Fashion Communication
Apparel Studies
Fashion Marketing and Management
Graphic Design Communications
Integrated Marketing Communications

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