Massachusetts contains twelve schools that offer fashion design programs. Massachusetts College of Art and Design, the highest-ranking fashion design school in MA, has a total student population of 2,422 and is the 237th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 fashion design schools in Massachusetts, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New England Institute of Art comes out as the most expensive ($30,213/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,314/yr.
Fashion Design students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become fashion designers, fashion merchandisers, fashion models, fashion marketers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,780 people working as fashion designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,410. Also, Designers make on average $50,420 per year and there are about 10,510 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 260 employed designers earning an average yearly salary of $52,990. Fashion designers in this state earn $51,460/yr and there are 320 employed.
Also, within the fashion design schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from fashion design, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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