Florida contains nine schools that offer fashion merchandising programs. Northwood University-Florida Education Center, the highest-ranking fashion merchandising school in FL, has a total student population of 731 and is the 662nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 fashion merchandising schools in Florida, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, AI Miami International University of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($37,252/yr), with Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center as the lowest recorded at only $774/yr.
Fashion Merchandising students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 420 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $60,740. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $29,050/yr and there are 2,070 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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