Cornell University: Fiber Science and Apparel Design, Apparel Design / Apparel/Textile Management / Fiber Science
Ithaca, New York
Fiber Science & Apparel Design, College of Human Ecology

Cornell University’s Apparel Design concentration utilizes studio courses to help students develop their individual approaches to apparel design and their own personal design philosophy.  The Fashion Design Management concentration focuses on the topics of consumer behavior, product development, communication, finance, globalization, and social responsibility to prepare students for management and marketing careers.  The Fiber Science concentration teaches students the physical, chemical, and engineering properties of materials and textiles.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Cornell University offer?
As of 2011, Cornell University offers the following degrees:
B.S. Fiber Science and Apparel Design, Apparel Design
B.S. Fiber Science and Apparel Design, Apparel/Textile Management
B.S. Fiber Science and Apparel Design, Fiber Science

What’s the school’s contact information?
Cornell University
Fiber Science & Apparel Design, College of Human Ecology
206 Martha Van Rensselear Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: 607-255-3196

Type of School? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $21,814 (resident), $37,954 (non-resident)
Room & Board: $12,160

What’s the typical student profile?
Cornell University total undergraduate students: 13,931
Fashion program students: 91

What are the requirements to enter program?
Portfolio required for Apparel Design concentration and highly recommended for Apparel/Textile Management concentration.  See web site for other admission requirements.

How long does it take to complete program?
It usually takes four years to complete a B.S. degree, two years to complete a M.S. degree and two or more years to complete a Ph D program.

How many faculty members does Cornell University’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 12

What career placement services does Cornell University provide?
Internship opportunities are available at top retailers and designers.  Study abroad opportunities in locations around the world are also available.  Students can choose to expand their portfolios and professional contacts with fashion shows and career-based student organizations.

All data is as of 2011.