Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University (PhilaU) which began as a textile school in the 1800s, now offers more than 60 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in fields such as architecture, business administration, design, engineering, liberal arts, science and health. Philadelphia University also requires undergraduate students to spend two semesters taking physical education classes or playing sports. There are more than a dozen Philadelphia Rams varsity teams that compete in the NCAA’s Division II in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, and many intramural sports as well.

The PhilaU fashion design program prepares you to influence the fashion design world. Our alumni work as fashion professionals in all areas and levels of the fashion industry, following in the footsteps of our distinguished faculty who have served as leaders in both the design and production sides of the fashion industry. With such a strong network of fashion expertise, you will have plenty of opportunities to land coveted internships and start careers in companies including Nannette Lepore, BCBG Maxazria, Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Urban Outfitters, and Vogue Magazine.

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Courses Overview: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Bachelor in Fashion Design
Bachelor in Textile Design
Bachelor in Textile Material Technology
Master of Sciente Textile Design
Master of Science Textile Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Textile Engineering

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Life in Philadelphia

Philadelphia has always been an incubator of innovation, so it’s no wonder that Philadelphia University feels right at home just minutes from Center City. Philadelphia University gives you real-world learning opportunities that connect you directly with industry partners in your field. And what’s better? While you have easy access to other metropolises like New York, Baltimore and D.C., you’ll come back to a close-knit community on our classically collegiate campus. 

Philadelphia was featured on Fast Company's list of the top 20 most livable cities in the world for work and play balance. Voted Coolest City by Huffington Post for its commutability, historic sights and tasty eateries. All of our freshmen students learn about the city’s history, culture, diversity and activities through our Finding Philadelphia initiative.

Tuition and Scholarship Information

Philadelphia University does not offer funding. More information about tuition can be found here.

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