New York Fashion Academy

Seattle, Washington

Welcome to the New York Fashion Academy

Check out our class schedules for 2016- Summer quarter begins on June 20th; Fall quarter begins on September 19th. Register now to secure your spot!

The New York Fashion Academy (NYFA) of Seattle, Washington presents one of the most comprehensive, up-to-date and relevant fashion design curricula available anywhere. Created in cooperation with business and industry, our program provides the skills and expertise currently in high-demand. The curriculum is continually updated to reflect the latest proven concepts, methods and practices in the fashion industry today.

Students of all ages and abilities are welcome. No prior knowledge, ability or experience is required or presumed. Imaginative, creative beginning students are particularly encouraged!

The Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board certifies that the New York Fashion Academy is licensed as provided by the authority of Chapter 28C.10 Revised Code of Washington Private Vocational Schools Act.

NYFA is a locally owned and operated private fashion design school. The academy's mission is to promote creativity and imagination by teaching proven industy techniques, such as those used by New York's 7th Avenue garment district. NYFA student's awards document its success:

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Fashion Design Instruction

Certificate Program

The New York Fashion Academy offers an 18-month Certificate Program in Design and Construction, providing structured training for students wishing to gain in-depth knowledge of fashion design. More information is available here. Be sure to check out Certificate Program classes on the Courses & Classes page.

Courses & Classes

In need of just a few specialized classes? Not ready for the Certificate Program? Take a look at NYFA's current class offerings here. All classes listed are included in the Certificate Program except where noted.

Contact NYFA

Prospective students are encouraged to call us at (206) 352-2636 or email us at