Rome, GA has four fashion merchandising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Brenau University, the highest ranked school in this group with a fashion merchandising program, has a total student population of 2,760. It is the 533rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University). To learn more about fashion merchandising programs in Rome, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fashion merchandising professors at Brenau University such as Janet Morley.
Fashion Merchandising students from Rome 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.
Rome lies in Floyd county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Rome area has 37,580 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $36,020 average annual salary.
Of the 4 fashion merchandising schools with a 100-mile radius of Rome, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bauder College comes out as the most expensive ($48,186/yr) for fashion merchandising students, with Brenau University as the lowest, reported at only $13,219/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rome|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||1.6 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||39.5 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||55.2 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||56.9 miles|