Kansas contains two schools that offer fashion merchandising programs. Johnson County Community College, the highest-ranking fashion merchandising school in KS, has a total student population of 20,385 and is the 5107th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 fashion merchandising schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institutes International–Kansas City comes out as the most expensive ($35,813/yr), with Johnson County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,481/yr.
Fashion Merchandising students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 250 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $72,100. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $27,940/yr and there are 520 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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