The oldest known shoes were found in Fort Rock Cave in Oregon in 1938. They were made from sagebrush bark in 7000 or 8000 BC. Since then, shoemaking methods have changed dramatically.
And shoes aren’t just a necessity anymore – they’ve become a style statement. And many are willing to spend money on exceptional shoes. Would you like to pursue a career in the $340 billion global footwear market?
The best universities to learn shoemaking in the United States are:
- University Academy of Art – San Francisco, California
Course Types: Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s Academy of Art University is one of the largest accredited private art and design schools in the United States. The faculty makes every effort to provide you with an ideal learning program. It’s easy to get the courses you want. Location and cultural diversity are the best aspects of studying at the Academy of Art University.
- Savannah College of Art and Design – Savannah, Georgia
Course types: Bachelor’s, Master’s SCAD is one of the best design schools in America. Some teachers go above and beyond to make sure you get through the course as quickly as possible. The graduation rate is 70% and 91% of graduates are employed within 2 years of graduation.
- University of California Davis – Davis, CA
Course Types: Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate UC Davis is a well-known public university in the Sacramento area. It is one of the best value for money colleges in the country. However, getting into UC Davis is not easy as the acceptance rate is 39%. Diversity, student life, and teaching faculties make life at UC Davis that much better. You can expect a starting salary of $40,400 on average after graduating from UC Davis.
- The New School – New York, NY
Course Types: Associate, Bachelor, Master Admissions are quite competitive with an acceptance rate of 57%. It has one of the best locations in the country in Manhattan, New York. The New School is one of the most diverse colleges in the United States, thanks to the diversity of its students. The Fashion & Apparel Design major is one of its most sought-after courses. Alumni of this contemporary college tend to earn $37,500 on average in their first job.
- Northwestern University – Evanston, IL
Types of courses: Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctor Northwestern University is a research-oriented university that places great importance on a hands-on approach to teaching. It is one of the hardest colleges to get into on this list. But once you step in, the location, beautiful campus, extracurricular opportunities, and affordable resources make it worth it. The quality of the program and the support of the professors will help you cope with academic pressure. You can also seek help from the career center to get internships and job opportunities.
- Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) – Los Angeles, California
Types of courses: Associate’s, Bachelor’s Classes are small and the student/teacher ratio is lower. So you can rest assured that you will get the attention you need to make your stay at FIDM a fruitful one. The curriculum and teaching style is interesting and will keep you engaged. With the pandemic making it difficult and dangerous to go to university, you have the option of taking courses online. Networking is crucial to taking your career to the next level. And FIDM offers many networking opportunities. It also means adequate internships and good job prospects.
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