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Fashion Design, B.F.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Fashion Design program of The New School is employing design thinking and creative problem-solving strategies, you explore form, silhouette, material, and process — including social and environmental imperatives — to create beautiful, sustainable, and responsible fashion for a complex and evolving field. You are encouraged to explore the broadest contexts and applications of the field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Integrative Studio
  • Integrative Seminar
  • Sustainable Systems
  • Space/Materiality
  • Drawing/Imaging
  • Time

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete the Common Application. All applicants are required to apply online
  • Application Fee Application fees are $50 for all U.S. domestic applicants, and $75 for first-year international applicants
  • Official Transcripts
  • Portfolio
  • Essay
  • The New School does not require submission of SAT, SAT Subject Tests or ACT scores for applications to be considered complete
  • All applicants whose first language is not English must submit valid TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or Duolingo scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17245 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17245 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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