Alabama contains one school that offers fashion merchandising programs. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus has a total student population of 4,353 and is the 4730th highest ranked school in America.
Fashion Merchandising students from Alabama schools who go on to become fashion merchandisers, fashion designers, fashion models, fashion marketers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 61,280 people working as merchandise displayers and window trimmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $28,480. Also, Commercial and industrial designers make on average $61,400 per year and there are about 29,170 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 190 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $54,300. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $24,480/yr and there are 900 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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