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### Top Fashion Institutes Worldwide in 2024

Parsons School of Design secured the top spot on the list of the Best Fashion Schools In The World For 2024, as per a recent study conducted by CEOWORLD magazine. The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) claimed the second position, with the London College of Fashion at the University of the Arts London following closely at No. 3.

In the 2024 rankings, the Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was positioned fourth, leading ahead of ESMOD (École supérieure des arts et techniques de la mode) in fifth place. Subsequently, Polimoda (Ente per le Arti applicate alla Moda e al Costume) secured the sixth spot, with the Royal College of Art ranking seventh.

Among the top ten best fashion schools globally for 2024, the eighth, ninth, and tenth positions were clinched by Central Saint Martins at the University of the Arts London, the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås, and the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in New Delhi.

Best Fashion Schools In The World For 2024

Rank Fashion School Country Learning and Research Rank Alumni Network Rank Entrepreneurship Rank Overall
1 United States 96.15 96.22 96.73 96.37
2 United States 96.07 95.88 96.53 96.16
3 United Kingdom 95.69 95.83 96.35 95.93
4 United States 93.81 95.17 96.23 95.07
5 France 93.17 95.08 94.66 94.36
6 Italy 92.77 94.29 94.44 93.83
7 United Kingdom 91.69 94.19 92.53 92.88
8 United Kingdom 91.61 93.45 92.35 92.47
9 Sweden 91.54 93.36 92.33 92.41
10 India 91 92.78 91.72 91.83

The detailed findings and methodology revealed that CEOWORLD magazine conducted a survey involving 286,000 fashion executives, graduates, global fashion influencers, industry professionals, fashion school academics, employers, and recruiters across 1600 territories between November 15, 2023, and February 22, 2024. The study encompassed a mix of telephone, online, and face-to-face interviews, with confidentiality maintained in all quantitative interactions.

The rankings were determined based on seven key metrics, with the overall score being a composite of various factors like Perceived Global Brands Influence, Recruiters Responses, Employers Feedback, Job Placement Rate, Admission Eligibility, Specialization, and Academic Reputation.

While the listed institutions represent the “best fashion schools in the world for 2024” according to CEOWORLD magazine, it’s important to note that this ranking is not exhaustive. It serves as one of many considerations when selecting a fashion school, and individuals should explore all relevant aspects before making a decision.

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