New York contains fourteen schools that offer fashion merchandising programs. Marist College, the highest-ranking fashion merchandising school in NY, has a total student population of 6,179 and is the 120th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 fashion merchandising schools in New York, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr), with Genesee Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,291/yr.
Fashion Merchandising students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 2,570 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $63,190. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $33,430/yr and there are 3,580 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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