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At Wood Tobé-Coburn, Our Students Finish First

Everything we do at Wood Tobe-Coburn is so you can Finish First.

  • Programs take only 10-16 months, so graduation rates are high.
  • 99% of graduates finished on time last year, as your needed classes are always offered. (Sources, 17)
  • Classes are smaller and focus on the skills employers need, so your learning can be relevant.
  • Proactive job placement assistance is offered to graduates, so you have help getting a good job.

Find out more about how we help students Finish First through our student resources, career-focused programs, and job placement services.  


Employment growth since 1989 has been driven entirely by those with an education beyond high school.

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Located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City near Grand Central Station, Wood Tobe-Coburn was originally founded in 1879. Today, classes are taught through hands-on learning techniques by industry-experienced teachers who know what skills employers want. Our smaller class sizes make it easy for students to feel connected to their instructors and to get the personal attention they deserve.

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Little Black Dress Student Video

Little Black Dress: Behind the scenes video

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Little Black Dress Student Video

Little Black Dress: Behind the scenes video

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Courtney Dover

Courtney Dover, a WTC graduate, is doing amazing things with her degree. Read her story!

YT Video

Watch our video and see and hear from Wood Tobe-Coburn students!

little black dress

Little Black Dress” competition winners proudly pose next to their dresses.

Pictured left to right are: Marc Edwards, Evelyn Llanos, Yarisa Deleon, and Jokasta Cepia. Congratulations to the winners and all the design students that participated!

MA breast cancer

Wood Tobe-Coburn Medical Assisting Students join the fight against breast cancer at Prospect Park this past weekend. Accompanied by Professor Jeremy Phipps, the students helped raise money and awareness for the disease, while wearing their personalized motto of “MAs Making Strides Against Breast Cancer."

Travel and Hospitality

Travel and Hospitality students threw a prefix International Day party for the entire student body and faculty. Food from around the world was served and proceeds were donated to The American Diabetes Association.

Fashion class

Fashion Design student Jasmine Kennedy measures a pair of jeans for her Digital Flats and Specs class. Practical hands-on skill are a vital part of the design program.


Fashion Merchandising students Victoria Cavaluzzi, Jamile Francisco and Viktorija Kulvicaite host an event for Tom Ford as part of their Public Relations class.

graduation 2015

A jam-packed graduation ceremony for Wood Tobe-Coburn’s class of 2014. Congratulations graduates!

Dr. Oz

Medical Assisting students took a field trip to see the Dr. Oz show right here in New York City! Pictured in the front row are Melanie Curiel, Amanda Feliciano, Daisy Anguiano, and Stepanie Datt.


Wood Tobe-Coburn students Sirlemny Martinez, Jose Prieto and Crystal Goordeen attended the APC Conference in Albany. The students spoke with state legislators about supporting TAP and the new “Get on Your Feet” loan forgiveness program. The experience was an excellent lesson in civil action and democracy.


Fashion Strikes Backs! Nikisha Marshall-Taylor, Nicollette Ponciano, Alyssa Mateo and Karin Louise developed a graffiti-inspired collection for their final term project. By working as a team and researching textiles, colors and trends the group simulated a real world fashion industry project.