VCUarts Fashion Design + Merchandising has been placed in the Top 50 Global Fashion Schools according to The Business of Fashion’s latest rankings.
Aside from its main location in Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University also has a campus in Education City in Doha, with strong collaboration and interchange between the two sites. The school also has partner programmes overseas in the United Kingdom, Italy and Portugal. In 2017, 77 percent of students in our survey expressed they were satisfied with the school’s teaching of technical skills – an improvement on the previous year’s 63 percent satisfaction score. Over 80 percent of students were satisfied with business and marketing courses. Students were also satisfied with the quality of teachers at the university and the student body, though only 72 percent felt prepared to work in the fashion industry.
See the full list of rankings on Business of Fashion.
Photos: Carlos Ramirez Santiago (BFA ’16), [I/O] Collection, 2016.