London College of Fashion, a part of the University of the Arts London (UAL), has been named the best fashion school in the world for 2020 by the CEOWORLD magazine, while Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and School of Arts, Design and Architecture – Aalto University placed 2nd and 3rd, respectively.
The rigorous classification process takes into account global reputation and influence; specialization; recruiter’s feedback; placement rates; admission eligibility; and academic experience as well as data from over 40,000 students, 50,000 industry professionals, and 30,000 recruiters and CEOWORLD magazine’s analytics.
Also making the cut was the prestigious Parsons School of Design (No. 4) as well as Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University (No. 5); Central Saint Martins (No. 6); and School of Design at Royal College of Art (No. 7). Overall, among the top 10 best fashion schools in the world, the 8th, 9th, and 10th positions are held by Istituto Marangoni International, Bunka Fashion College, and ESMOD Paris.
Azrieli Faculty of Design at Shenkar College took the No. 11 spot, followed by National Institute of Fashion Technology – New Delhi (No. 12) and Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp (No. 13). Meanwhile, Fashion Design Institut ranked No. 14 in the CEOWORLD magazine’s ranking of the best fashion schools in the world for 2020.
Savannah College of Art and Design came in 15th place, followed by University for the Creative Arts – UCA Rochester (16th), Stephens College Columbia (17th), Polimoda – Florence (18th), and ArtEZ Institute of the Art, ranked 19th. Out of 100 best fashion institutes in the world for 2020, the University of Westminster in the U.K. ranked No. twentieth.
Best Fashion Schools In The World For 2020
Methodology: The world’s top fashion institutes for 2020 by the CEOWORLD magazine is based on six major indicators of quality, overall Score (100%) is the sum of:
1) Academic experience
2) Admission Eligibility
3) Job Placement Rate
4) Recruiter Feedback
6) Global Reputation And Influence
Data for these indicators were collected from publicly available sources, university websites, research, and survey. It measures the quality of education, job placements of students, and the recruiter’s feedback — without relying on university data submissions. Students, industry professionals, and recruiters were asked to rate institutes on a scale of 1 “marginal” to 100 “outstanding” or “don’t know.”
However, this is by no means a comprehensive list, while the institutes above are the “CEOWORLD magazine’s Best Fashion Schools In The World For 2020,” there may be many other institutes that offer excellent programs.
* This rankings should not be viewed as the most important aspect when choosing a fashion school, and are merely one element to consider.
* The rankings are the result of a rigorous analytical exercise, incorporating multiple data sources, without relying on university data submissions.
* Detailed survey data and information collected directly from 120,000 individuals, across 6 data points.
* Surveys completed by 40,000 students, 50,000 industry professionals, and 30,000 fashion recruiters around the world.
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The margin of sampling error for the full sample of 120,000 respondents is plus or minus 1.2 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, one should bear in mind that as in all survey research, there are possible sources of error—such as coverage, nonresponse and measurement error——that could affect the results.