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Fashionista Rankings: UC’s Fashion Program Makes the National Cut, a New York City-based online publication that covers the world of fashion, recently ranked the 20 best fashion programs in the nation. UC was one of the programs designated as among the country’s best.

Date: 7/30/2011 12:00:00 AM
By: M.B. Reilly
Phone: (513) 556-1824
Photos By: UC Creative Services, Ashley Kempher, Lisa Ventre; Skyler Wilson

UC ingot   The University of Cincinnati’s fashion design program, part of the internationally ranked School of Design, housed within UC’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP), was recently included in rankings of the top 20 fashion design programs in the nation.

Those rankings were released by, a New York City-based online publication that covers the world of fashion.

According to the publication, “We looked at data, jobs procured, opinions of people in the industry and standout program offerings. We also wanted to show you that great schools aren’t limited to NYC – you’ll find colleges located in all parts of the country.”

UC placed No. 12 in the country on’s list.

The bottom line on UC’s fashion design program, according to the publication, was:

“The design program, in general, consistently ranks as one of the best in the nation. While this is a fashion design program, there’s a strong focus on business and marketing aspects.”