Colorado contains three schools that offer fashion merchandising programs. Johnson & Wales University-Denver, the highest-ranking fashion merchandising school in CO, has a total student population of 1,461 and is the 3273rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 fashion merchandising schools in Colorado, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johnson & Wales University-Denver comes out as the most expensive ($23,765/yr), with Westwood College-Denver South as the lowest recorded at only $18,085/yr.
Fashion Merchandising students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 390 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $56,770. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $26,520/yr and there are 1,340 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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