Indiana contains three schools that offer fashion merchandising programs. Vincennes University, the highest-ranking fashion merchandising school in IN, has a total student population of 13,947 and is the 4164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 fashion merchandising schools in Indiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($22,430/yr), with Vincennes University as the lowest recorded at only $8,501/yr.
Fashion Merchandising students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 890 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $53,080. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $26,580/yr and there are 860 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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