Louisiana contains one school that offers fashion merchandising programs. University of Louisiana at Lafayette has a total student population of 16,361 and is the 1944th highest ranked school in America.
Fashion Merchandising students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 350 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $73,100. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $27,560/yr and there are 380 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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