Arkansas contains one school that offers fashion merchandising programs. Harding University has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Fashion Merchandising students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 50 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $47,610. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $33,370/yr and there are 660 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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