Evansville, IN (population: 115,666) has one fashion merchandising school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Vincennes University has a total student population of 13,947. It is the 4164th highest ranked school in the USA and the 87th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Fashion Merchandising students from Evansville 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 Evansville-KY area alone, there are 60 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average salary of $50,700. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this area earn $21,100/yr and there are 50 employed.
Evansville lies in Vanderburgh county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Evansville-KY area has 168,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $18.49/hr average worker wage, and a $38,450 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.305 out of every 1000 jobs in Evansville are held by merchandise displayers and window trimmers, and 0.367/1000 are held by commercial and industrial designers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vincennes University ends up costing a student $8,501/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Evansville|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||27.0 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||92.3 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||95.7 miles|