Otis College of Art & Design: Fashion Design.
Los Angeles, California
Department of Fashion

The fashion design program at Otis College of Art & Design takes a comprehensive approach to the design process while giving students the opportunity to work with faculty professionals and guest mentors. Design majors work in teams, in a realistic fashion design studio, to produce apparel for their mentors that reflect the fashion industry’s seasonal schedule. The department of fashion strives to prepare students for professional work in American design houses and markets by emphasizing practical experience in fashion design rather than focusing on a theoretical and conceptual perspective.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Otis College of Art & Design offer?
As of 2011, Otis College of Art & Design offers the following degrees:
B.A. Fashion Design

What’s the school’s contact information?
Otis College of Art & Design
Department of Fashion
110 E. 9th St., Suite C201
Los Angeles, CA 90079
Phone: 310-665-6875

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Tuition: $31,360
Room & Board: Not reported

What is the typical student profile?
Otis College of Art & Design total undergraduate students: 1,153
Fashion program students: 200-225

What are the requirements to enter program?
Program requires a GPA of 2.5 and Portfolio approval

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 Otis College of Art & Design’s Fashion Design program have?
Faculty members: 43

What career placement services does Otis College of Art & Design provide?
Although not required, fashion design majors may complete an internship program. In the past, interns have placed at national fashion and apparel retail companies. Students can also take advantage of Otis College of Art & Design’s study abroad program, which offers a foundation-level trip to Paris. Additionally, individuals have the opportunity to network with professional faculty members, who have years of experience in the fashion industry and possess specialized knowledge in several aspect of fashion design, including draping, pattern making, and fashion illustration.

All data is as of 2011.