South Carolina contains one school that offers fashion merchandising programs. Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte has a total student population of 2,452 and is the 5760th highest ranked school in America.
Fashion Merchandising students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 250 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average yearly salary of $50,780. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this state earn $26,020/yr and there are 410 employed.
Also, within the fashion merchandising schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fashion merchandising, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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