Top 25In the World
#6Fashion School In the USA
#5Fashion Graduate Program in the USA

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At the Kent State University School of Fashion, we revel in the creativity and confidence of our students.

We believe you should be able to showcase your talent, which is why our fashion design and merchandising majors have the chance to apply their skills and innovation in real-world settings. This authentic experience has earned the school a consistent ranking among the best fashion programs in the world.

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60+ scholarship opportunities available for current freshmen through senior-level students in design and merchandising. View our entire list of scholarships and criteria!

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  • Fashion/Tech Hackathon

    Fashion/Tech Hackathon

    The annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon is a dynamic, cross-circular event allowing teams of students from all across the U.S. and Canada, to learn new skills and create innovative technology that will help define the future of fashion.

  • Annual Fashion Show

    Annual Fashion Show

    Watch the 2021 Annual Fashion Show! 

  • School of Fashion Hall of Fame

    School of Fashion Hall of Fame

    Visionary global fashion designer and activist, Kenneth Cole, has been named as the Kent State University School of Fashion’s 2021 Hall of Fame Inductee. To commemorate the induction, Cole will give a talk, "Building a Global Fashion Brand, On Purpose" on Friday, April 30 at 6 P.M. ET.  The 2021 Annual Fashion Show will follow at 7 pm ET.