Ohio contains ten schools that offer fashion merchandising programs. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, the highest-ranking fashion merchandising school in OH, has a total student population of 31,134 and is the 194th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 fashion merchandising schools in Ohio, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Ohio-Cincinnati comes out as the most expensive ($27,113/yr), with Youngstown State University as the lowest recorded at only $11,779/yr.
Fashion Merchandising students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 1,270 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $57,550. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $27,410/yr and there are 1,420 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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