Explore Our 2024 Guide to Gap Year Programs!

    NYU Summer Programs: Fashion Design in New York City


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Sub-Categories: Design, Fashion
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, Business Management and Administration, Marketing, Sales and Service
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (212) 998-7006
    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • Twitter
    Write a Review


    From the luxury and sophistication of the Upper East Side to the punk rock grit of the Lower East Side, New York City is a vibrant and diverse center of fashion. In this introductory course, explore New York City’s fashion industry online from your home, including: design, marketing, merchandising, styling, and finding your individual style.

    Gain exposure to the fundamentals of a fashion career by meeting with industry leaders in your online course—including designers, merchandisers, and stylists—to discuss design, craft, construction, and trend spotting. Get a peek into majoring in fashion and related topics through this pre-college experience, and discover what it takes to succeed in the fashion industry! As a final project, you’ll practice fashion sketching, create a signature look, and design a six-piece collection.

    Ideal For

    • High school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11
    • High school students interested in a career in fashion design

    You'll Walk Away With

    • A six-piece sketch collection of your signature looks
    • Knowledge of the fundamentals of a fashion career and an understanding of what it takes to succeed in the fashion industry today

    Cost and Session Information

    Fees for Summer 2023

    Application Fee: $25 (non-refundable)

    Tuition & Program Fees: $2,495 per course

    Housing & Dining Fees: $607 per week

    Please visit our website for more information on costs and sessions!