List of Top Textile and Fashion Design Colleges/Universities in Canada

Last Updated on 23/10/2022

Canada is famous for its high standard of education. This country is a natural favorite for international students for studying in textile and fashion designing. Besides, international students have scope working while studying. There are many renowned textile engineering and fashion design colleges and universities in Canada. List of some universities and colleges in Canada are given below which provides the course of bachelor, master’s degree in textile engineering, textile design, fashion design, fashion management.

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List of Top Textile Engineering and Fashion Design Colleges and Universities in Canada

1. University of the Fraser Valley (
Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
Address: 33844 King Road, Abbotsford, V2S 7M8 Canada
Telephone: +1 (604) 855 7614
Telefax: +1 (604) 859 6653
Website URL:
Admin director: Wayne Welsh
Acad director: H.A. Bassford
Admissions officer: Bill Cooke
Chief librarian: Kim Isaac
Public relations: Karola Stinson
Subjects include: Fabric & Textile, Fashion & Apparel.

2. George Brown College of Applied Arts & Technology
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Address: Box 1015, Station B Toronto, M5T 2T9 Canada
Telephone: +1 (416) 415 2000
Telefax: +1 (416) 415 2600
Website URL:
Admin director: Michael Maynard
Acad director: John Price
Admissions officer: Brian Schlotzhauer
Chief librarian: John Hardy
Public relations: Rosalie Starkey
Subjects include: Fashion & Apparel.

3. Concordia University
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Address: 1455 de Maisonneuve Boulevard West Montréal, H3G 1M8 Canada
Telephone: +1 (514) 848 2424
Telefax: +1 (514) 848 3494
Website URL:
Admin director: Susan Hudson
Chief librarian: R. Bonin
Public relations: Christopher Hinton
Subjects include: Fabric & Textile, Fashion & Apparel.
Libraries: Concordia University Library – Québec Concordia University Archives

4. Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Address: 8771 Lansdowne Road Richmond, V6X 1Z9 Canada
Telephone: +1 (604) 599 2525
Telefax: +1 (604) 599 2578
Website URL:
Admin director: Barbara Duggan
Public relations: Barbara Duggan
Subjects include: Fabric & Textile: Mary Boni
Fashion & Apparel: Mary Boni

5. Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Address: 135 Fennell Ave. West Hamilton, L8N 3T2 Canada
Telephone: +1 (416) 575 1212
Telefax: +1 (416) 575 2302
Website URL:
Admin director: Cal Haddad
Acad director: Catherine Rellinger
Admissions officer: Brian Goodman
Chief librarian: Sandra Black
Public relations: Marianne Wilson
Subjects include: Fashion & Apparel, Textile Design.

6. Vancouver Community College
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Address: 250 West Pender Street Vancouver, V6B 1S9 Canada
Telephone: +1 (604) 443 8300
Telefax: +1 (604) 443 8588
Website URL:
E-mail address:
Admin director: Daryl Plear
Public relations: Daryl Plear
Subjects include: Fashion Arts
Libraries: Vancouver Community College

7. La Salle College
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Address: 2000 Saint-Catherine Street West Montréal, H3H 3T3 Canada
Telephone: +1 (514) 939 2006
Telefax: +1 (514) 939 2015
Website URL:
Subjects include: Apparel Production Management, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing.

8. University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Address: University Campus Edmonton, T6G 2J8 Canada
Telephone: +1 (780) 492 3111
Telefax: +1 (780) 492 1488
Website URL:
Admin director: Desmond Rochfort
Chief librarian: E. Ingles
Public relations: Rob Lake
Subjects include: Fashion & Apparel, Human Ecology (textile)
Libraries: University of Alberta Library

9. Alberta University of the Arts
Alberta College of Art & Design 1407 14th Ave. NW Calgary, T2N 4R3 Canada
Tel: +1 (403) 284 7600
Fax: +1 (403) 289 6682
Website URL:
Admin director: Arwin van Voorhuizen
Public relations: Arwin van Voorhuizen
Subjects: Fabric & Textile: Katharine Dickerson.

10. Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff Centre for the Arts 107 Tunnel Mountain Dr., PO 1020 Banff, Alberta Canada
Tel: +1 (403) 762 6180
Fax: +1 (403) 762 6345
Admin director: Carol Phillips
Public relations: Tim Christison
Subjects: Fabric & Textile.

11. Mount Royal University (MRU)
Mount Royal College 4825 Richard Road SW Calgary, T3E 6K6 Canada
Tel: +1 (403) 240 6111
Fax: +1 (403) 240 6698
Admin director: Judy Lathrop
Acad director: Larry Dawson
Admissions officer: Patti Harrison
Chief librarian: Madeleine Lefebvre
Public relations: Maura Hamill
Subjects: Fabric & Textile.

12. Capilano University
2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, BC V7J 3H5, Canada
Tel: +1 (604) 990 7914
Fax: +1 (604) 983 7576
Acad director: Greg Lee
Subjects: Fabric & Textile-Jazz Theatre

13. University of Manitoba
University of Manitoba 350 Chancellor Mathesson Road Winnipeg, R3T 2N2 Canada
Tel: +1 (204) 474 8880
Fax: +1 (204) 275 3148
Admin director: James Gardner
Acad director: Terry Falconer
Admissions officer: Dave Halstead
Chief librarian: Carolynne Presser
Public relations: Tracey Keryluk
Subjects: Textile.

14. New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD)
New Brunswick College of Craft & Design PO 6000, 457 Queen Street Fredericton, E3B 5H1 Canada
Tel: +1 (506) 453 2305
Fax: +1 (506) 457 7352
Admin director: Luc Paulin
Acad director: Steve Goudey
Admissions officer: Louise Neveu
Chief Librarian: Sheila Pelkey
Public relations: Diane Dobbelsteyn
Fabric & Textile: Harriet Harding
Fashion & Apparel: Ellen

15. College of the North Atlantic
College of the North Atlantic Campbell Drive Labrador City, A2V 2Y1 Canada
Tel: +1 (709) 944 7210
Fax: +1 (709) 944 6581
Libraries: Labrador College Library
Subjects: Textile Studies

16. Nova Scotia College of Art & Design
Nova Scotia College of Art & Design 5163 Duke Street Halifax, B3J 3J6 Canada
Tel: +1 (902) 422 7381
Fax: +1 (902) 425 2420
Admin director: Alice Mansell
Chief librarian: Ilga Leya
Public relations: Alice Mansell
Libraries: NSCAD Library
Fabric & Textile: Robin Muller

17. Brock University
Brock University 500 Glenridge Avenue Saint Catharines, L2S 3A1 Canada
Tel: +1 (905) 688 5550
Fax: +1 (905) 688 2789
Admin director: Joan Nicks
Chief Librarian: J. Hogan
Public Relations: Joan Nicks
Libraries: Brock University Librarys
Subjects: Fabric & Textile: Jean Bridge

18. University of Calgary
Address: 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
Motto: Mo shùile togam suas (translated from the Gaelic: I will lift up my eyes)
Enrollment: 30,201 (2014)
Mascot: University of Calgary Rex O’Saurus
Founded: 1966
Phone: +1 403-220-5110
Colors: Black, Red, Gold

19. The University of British Columbia
Address: 2329 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Motto: Tuum Est
Acceptance rate: 64% (2013)
Province: British Columbia
Enrollment: 49,896 (2013)
Phone: +1 604-822-2211
Colors: Blue, Gold

20. Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Address: 1399 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9, Canada
Province: British Columbia
Phone: +1 604-844-3800

21. University of Victoria
Address: 3800 Finnerty Rd, Victoria, BC V8P 5C2, Canada
Mascot: University of Victoria Thunder
Phone: +1 250-721-7211
Enrollment: 20,813 (2013)
Founded: July 1, 1963
Colors: Blue, Red, Gold

22. Academy of Fashion Design
Address: 218 Avenues B South, Saskatoon, SK S7M 1M4, Canada
Phone: +1 306-978-9088

23. Simon Fraser University
Address: 8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
Motto: Engaging the World
Enrollment: 35,604 (2013)
Mascot: Simon Fraser University McFogg the Dog
Founded: 1965
Phone: +1 778-782-3111
Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Gold

24. Olds College
Address: 4500 50 St, Olds, AB, Canada
Province: Alberta
Phone: (800) 661-6537
Enrollment: 1,258 (2010)
Mascot: Olds College Bronco
Founded: 1913
Colors: Black, Gold

25. Concordia University of Edmonton
Address: 7128 Ada Boulevard Northwest, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4, Canada
Phone: +1 780-479-8481
Province: Alberta
Founder: Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod
Founded: 1921
Colors: Blue, Gold

26. Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Address: 11762 106 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5G 3H6, Canada
Phone: +1 780-471-6248
Founder: Cheryl Womack
Founded: 1962
Colors: Yellow, Blue

27. Lethbridge College
Address: 3000 College Drive S., Lethbridge, AB T1K 1L6, Canada
Phone: +1 403-320-3200
Mascot: Lethbridge College Kody the Kodiak
Province: Alberta
Founded: 1957

28. Fleming College
Address: 1005 Elgin Street W, Cobourg, ON K9A 5J4, Canada
Phone: +1 905-372-6865
Province: Ontario
Enrollment: 16,000 (2011)

29. Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Address: 1430 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville, ON L6H 2L1, Canada
Phone: +1 905-845-9430

30. Centennial College
Address: 941 Progress Ave, Scarborough, ON M1G 3T8, Canada
Phone: +1 416-289-5000
Province: Ontario
Affiliations: Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association,
Founded: 1966
Mascot: Bolt the Colt

References: Information are taken from each university websites to prepare this list of textile colleges and universities in Canada.

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