Mississippi contains three schools that offer fashion merchandising programs. Delta State University, the highest-ranking fashion merchandising school in MS, has a total student population of 4,031 and is the 2024th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 fashion merchandising schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delta State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,022/yr), with Northeast Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,099/yr.
Fashion Merchandising students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 150 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $60,640. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $27,040/yr and there are 350 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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