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Tuition & Fees

A technical apparel design presentation.

Want to know how much it will cost to attend the Wilson School of Design in one of our programs? Check out the KPU Tuition Estimator.

For more specific details, please visit the Tuition & Fees/Other Fees pages.

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Fall 2020 Hardware and Software Requirements

SOFTWARE YEAR 1 YEAR 2
Adobe Acrobat Pro + +
Adobe Creative Suite
(Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
+ +
MS Office
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or Apple (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)
+ +
HARDWARE YEAR 1 YEAR 2
Laptop (Recommended specs below) + +
Camera and Microphone + +

All Technical Apparel Design program students are required to have a laptop equipped with Broadband Wifi/Network access to operate the software listed above.

For details about hardware requirements for these programs

Sewing Machine

All incoming and continuing Tech Apparel students will need access to a sewing machine for the coming academic year.  Your sewing machine should have the following capabilities:

  • Straight stitch
  • Zig Zag Stitch 
  • Regular stitching foot
  • Zipper Foot
  • Buttonhole (recommended but not necessary)

*Note that if you have an industrial sewing machine please let your instructor know and we will work with you to meet all course outcomes accordingly.

It is also recommended to have a variety of sewing machine needle sizes which will be discussed in courses.  You should also plan to have an iron with steaming capabilities to assist through the construction process.