Delaware contains thirteen schools that offer fashion merchandising programs. University of Delaware, the highest-ranking fashion merchandising school in DE, has a total student population of 21,138 and is the 95th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 fashion merchandising schools in Delaware, only 4 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 Baltimore City Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,851/yr.
Fashion Merchandising students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 80 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $43,510. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $26,920/yr and there are 280 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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