Facts & Figures

Global & National Rankings

The Kent State University School of Fashion is consistently rated one of the best fashion institutions in the world. The following surveys show our rank alongside national and international institutions.


 

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#1
Fashion Design School in the Midwest
#3
Fashion Merchandising School in the Midwest
#10
Fashion Design School in the U.S.
#14
Fashion Merchandising School in the U.S.
  • Best Overall
  • Best in Learning Experience
  • Best in Long-Term Value
  • Best Overall
  • Best in Global Influence
  • Best in Learning Experience
  • Best in Long-Term Value
  • Ranked Top 25 in the world
  • #2 Best Bachelor Degree in Fashion Merchandising in the U.S.
  • #6 in the U.S.
  • #21 in the world
  • #5 Best Fashion Graduate Program in U.S.

Fun Facts

100% of our students obtain at least one internship during their studies. It’s an essential step to becoming a graduate here, because we believe giving our students real-life experience is vital for future success in the fashion industry.

100% of our students experience a study-away excursion to destinations throughout the world. Again, it’s a vital part of every fashion course. No matter your background, you should have the opportunity to expand your creative and cultural vision.

90% of our school’s graduates find employment in their field in less than a year.

Over 5,000 alumni currently work in the industry across the world.

There are nearly 100 faculty and staff across our three campus locations.

Institutional Affiliations 

The Kent State University School of Fashion has been designated an Ohio Center of Excellence by the state Board of Regents and is a member institution of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI) and National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).