Missouri contains six schools that offer fashion merchandising programs. Stephens College, the highest-ranking fashion merchandising school in MO, has a total student population of 1,231 and is the 452nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 fashion merchandising schools in Missouri, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington University in St Louis comes out as the most expensive ($28,951/yr), with Vatterott College as the lowest recorded at only $12,431/yr.
Fashion Merchandising students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 400 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $55,040. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $26,910/yr and there are 1,120 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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