Foley, AL has one fashion merchandising school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has a total student population of 10,064. It is the 4272nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 42nd highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology).
Fashion Merchandising students from Foley 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.
Foley lies in Baldwin county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area has 130,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $15.89/hr average worker wage, and a $33,060 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College ends up costing a student $6,917/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Foley|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||10.2 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||33.4 miles|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||63.6 miles|