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London College of Fashion

Program Location London, United Kingdom
Sponsor London College of Fashion
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 30031
Duration Semester
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Spring 2019 01/06/19 to 04/12/19
Fall 2018 08/26/18 to 11/30/18

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Eligibility Academics
Housing Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources


London College of Fashion is the only college in the UK to specialize in fashion education, research and consultancy.  The philosophy of all courses is to offer creative development alongside a strong vocational slant.  The expertise of the highly experienced industry professionals ensures that students are kept aware of changing demands and opportunities within the fashion industry. 

LCF is one of the six constituent colleges of the University of the Arts London, fully accredited by the UK Department for Education and Science.  Arts London is Europe's larget university for art, design, fashion, communication and the performing arts.  LCF is housed in six different sites.

Click here for a video presentation of the London College of Fashion program.

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:London College of Fashion.


This program is open to retail management and apparel design majors only.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Health and Human Sciences]
Specifically from: CSR (HHS)

Students interested in completing courses while abroad from Purdue colleges or departments that are not listed above should discuss this with their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

This program is especially designed for study abroad students.  Participants will follow a certain number of mandatory units and choose specialist elective options. Courses will take place at multiple LCF locations in London.


All participants will spend five days Paris; the costs for this excursion are included in the program fee.  The itinerary will likely include visits to shops (Louis Vuitton, Didier Ludot, Colette, Chanel), department stores (Bon marché, Printemps), museums (Musee D'Orsay, Louvre, Carnavalet), neighborhoods (Marais, Montmartre, Latin Quarter) and famous sites (Champs Elysees, Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel tower).


LCF assists program participants in finding housing in the general vicinity of the college.  You need to apply for housing as soon as possible because availability is limited. Students who do not receive a spot in program housing will be responsible for finding their own accommodations.

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

The current program fee is £7,250. These estimates below are useful for planning purposes, but are subject to change due to currency exchange rate fluctuation and inflation. Students should regard these figures as approximate amount.

The Program Fee includes: tuition and trip to Paris (train ticket, hotel, local transportation, and museum/gallery entrance fees).

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Spring 2019

Costs per semester to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee$9,530.00
Study Abroad Fee$914.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00

Approximate additional costs per semester
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$1,200.00
Local Transportation$500.00
Books and Supplies$600.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$3,500.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents before or by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Most Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15

Returnees Information

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.


The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.

For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email

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