Program Administrator: 
College/Departmental Program (OSU)

Florence and Rome

Fall term
Winter/Spring Semester
  • Good academic standing
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • This program is intended for Undergraduate students only.
Application Deadlines: 
Program Details: 

The Accademia Italiana (art, fashion and design school) was founded in Florence in 1984. Since that time, it has been one of the leading fashion schools, design schools and art schools in Italy and Europe for artistic, professional and linguistic training at post-secondary and university level.

The Accademia Italiana, is located in both Florence and in Rome, in the centers of these two fascinating cities, just steps away from some of the most important monuments and masterpieces of art.

Each of the two headquarters is characterized by the different offering of academic programs available. At the Florence campus the courses offered include Fashion courses (through the school of Fashion), Design courses (Interior design, Product design, Textile design, Graphic design, Photography, Window displays design and many others offered by the school of design). The Rome school offers courses in Fashion design, Interior and product design, Graphic design and Jewelry design.

For more information about this program, contact Allison Ramsing in the School of Design and Human Environment.

Program Costs: 
  • The total estimated cost of attendance for the Fall or Spring Semester is $16,300.
  • The total estimated cost of attendance for the Summer Program is $8,500.
  • This includes tuition and fees, housing, meals, international airfare, supplies, personal expenses and miscellaneous.
Academic Emphasis: 
Apparel Design
Applied Visual Arts
Graphic Design
Interior Design
Merchandising Mgt