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Fashion Design, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, TX,
Marymount is the only Washington, DC-area university offering Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising programs, and its graduates set the trend for young designers in the region. From sportswear to business and evening attire, Marymount’s young designers think outside the box – designing for a new age. 

About

Marymount Fashion Design students are prepared to enter the industry to work for apparel manufacturers and for apparel retailers in the area of product development. The curriculum combines design thinking with expertise in textiles, quality standards, pattern making, illustration, and garment construction. MU students regularly compete in – and win – national and international design competitions.
The University’s annual Portfolio in Motion fashion show is a highlight of each academic year. Students interact and receive feedback from a renowned industry professional each year. This unique experience provides Marymount Fashion students with an unparalleled learning opportunity.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission for national students, but it is advised that they apply before the 1st of March.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Textiles 
  • Sample Room Techniques
  • Fashion Illustration 
  • Textile Design 
  • Fashion Industry and Its Promotion 
  • Product Development 
  • Apparel Design  
  • Survey of Fashion 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.6

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.6 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed Application with the $40 application fee. 
  • Certified official, original transcripts showing all courses and grades for each year of high school. Transcripts not in English must be sent in the native language with a certified English translation.
  • If applicable, include official results and certificates of completion from national secondary school examinations such as GCSE/GCE, CBSE, CXC/CSEC and WAEC.
  • Letter of Recommendation from your school principal, teacher, or academic adviser. This letter must be written in or translated to English.
  • Students who have a high school GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale do not need to submit their SAT or ACT scores for admissions consideration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Arlington

  • 983 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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