Berlin, NH has one fashion merchandising school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Southern New Hampshire University has a total student population of 7,119. It is the 605th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of New Hampshire (#1 is Saint Anselm College).
Fashion Merchandising students from Berlin 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.
Berlin lies in Coos county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area has 34,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $16.38/hr average worker wage, and a $34,070 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern New Hampshire University ends up costing a student $23,655/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Berlin|
|South Portland||ME||-||2||20.6898||57||74.0 miles|
|S Portland||ME||-||1||12.3758||12||74.0 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||83.1 miles|
|Essex Junction||VT||-||1||2.61518||0||95.1 miles|