Top Fashion Design Schools in Kenya

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This is a list of design schools that can teach you how to design, make and market clothes in Kenya.



1. Mcensal School of Fashion Design

 They offer a diploma in Fashion and Clothing. As well as a higher national diploma in Art and Design. You can check out their Facebook .

2. Kenyatta University

KU offers a Degree in fashion design and marketing for 4 years. Additionally, Masters in fashion design and marketing for 18 months.

You can visit their website  for more information here

3. University of Nairobi

UON offers a degree and masters program in Design. The degree is 4 years and Masters is for 2 years. You can visit their website for more information.

4. Evelyn College of Design

Evelyn College has attracted students from Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Namibia and elsewhere. Full-time courses are from two to three years, depending on the level of skill each student possesses.

It has star-studded alumni such as Connie Aluoch .You can visit their website here for more information.

5. Vera Beauty & Fashion College

Vera Beauty College offers a range of Certificates, Diplomas, and Advanced Diplomas.The diplomas are 20 months long.You can visit their website here .

6. Buruburu Institute Of Fine Arts

The Buruburu Institute of Fine Arts is located in phase four of Buruburu estate in Nairobi city. It is the most popular for its diploma and certificate courses in Arts and Design. Call 0721 837917 to find it more information.

7. Ashleys School of Fashion and Design

Ashleys School of Fashion and Design offers you an opportunity to train as a professional fashion designer.

They offer diplomas in Fashion Design for 20 months. Moreover, they offer diplomas in fabric decoration and accessories making. In addition, they offer short courses for 3 months in clothing constructions. Find out more information on their website.

8. Metta

Metta has designed an 8-week intensive program to help designers. You learn how to define and improve your fashion value chain. From how you design, brand yourself and the product. To how you get you and your product to the market. This program is for upcoming fashion designers. They have a focus on strategically turning their talent into a sustainable venture. You can find out more information here.

I hope this list will make your decision to study fashion design easier. Register in any of the schools. In the case you have been to any of these schools, share your experiences.

18 Responses

  1. winnie

    hello i am interested in studying fashion n designing in kenyabut i didnt do any subjects in art can i stil be elijible to study it in any school i choose . thank u

  2. mburu naomi njoki

    hey my names are naomi njoki .am interested in studying certificate ,diploma in fashion design …please i was requesting if you can offer me a chance to study in your college.

  3. joann

    Your Comment
    l am really interested in fashion and designing .Am also good at sketching my own designs on paper bt l cant find a better college 4 my self

  4. Nellius Mwangi

    hello there,
    am nellie dd my kcse in the class of 2014 and am very much intrested in doing hair and beauty therapy ,when are the september intakes ending or rather when can I join your vera school ,,,please help coz m very much ready ed I love everythng to do with beauty courses.Thankyou.

  5. ruth wambui

    kindly help me choose the best college in fashion and design and the fee structure. i am really intrested to be a fashionistar…i will really appreciate.
    thank you

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