Pennsylvania contains thirteen schools that offer fashion design programs. Drexel University, the highest-ranking fashion design school in PA, has a total student population of 22,493 and is the 108th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 fashion design schools in Pennsylvania, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drexel University comes out as the most expensive ($31,832/yr), with Lehigh Carbon Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,375/yr.
Fashion Design students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 180 employed designers earning an average yearly salary of $51,990. Fashion designers in this state earn $51,270/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the fashion design schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from fashion design, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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