M.Sc. On Campus

Textile Design

Thomas Jefferson University

12 months
1399 USD/credit 41970 USD/year
1399 USD/credit 41970 USD/year
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The M.S. in Textile Design at Thomas Jefferson University offers an integrated, collaborative and proven curriculum that blends aesthetic, creative skills with emerging technologies. In studios and classrooms, students turn innovative ideas into original products.


State-of-the-art facilities, including The Center for Excellence of Digital Printing, electronic jacquard and dobby looms, computerized knitting machines, and extensive computer-aided design laboratories enable students to put professional skills into practice. 

The Design studio courses make up the majority of the coursework in the MS program, and design research is stressed from the beginning.

Key Features 

  • Graduate Textile Design students at Thomas Jefferson University select either knit, print or weave as their area of concentration and the courses are taught by active members of the textile design field: artists, design directors, authors and researchers. 
  • Visiting artists and guest lecturers expand the educational experience, bringing real-world applications to the classroom experience.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • History of Western Art
  • General Chemistry
  • Foundation Fiber and Yarn Studies
  • Design Foundations 
  • Design Essentials
  • Color, Dyeing and Finishing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to or mailed to the address above.
  • Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
  • Portfolio: A portfolio is required for admission to the program.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1399 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1399 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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