Thomas Jefferson University - Formerly Philadelphia University: Fashion Design, Textile Design
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Department of Fashion Design

The Fashion Design program at Philadelphia University provides instruction on all aspects of fashion design and construction, with a special focus on textile materials and design.  Students gain hands-on experience using professional, state-of-the-art equipment for production and design.  Courses of instruction include Fashion Design Problem Solving, Collection Development, and History of Textiles and Costumes.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Philadelphia University offer?
As of 2011, Philadelphia University offers the following degrees:
B.S. Fashion Design
B.S. Textile Design

What’s the school’s contact information?
Philadelphia University
Department of Fashion Design
School House Lane & Henry Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Phone: 215-951-2751

Type of School? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $28,000
Room & Board: $9,284

What’s the typical student profile?
Philadelphia University total undergraduate students: 2,892
Fashion program students: 224

What are the requirements to enter program?
Not available

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 Philadelphia University’s Fashion program have?
Faculty members: 27

What career placement services does Philadelphia University provide?
Students who wish to complete an internship are typically placed among top apparel companies and retailers.  Study abroad opportunities are available at Philadelphia University design programs in Milan and Rome, with other opportunities around the world.  Students may also increase their professional communication skills and contacts through student organizations, such as the popular Fashion Industries Association.

All data is as of 2011.