Connecticut contains four schools that offer fashion programs. University of Bridgeport, the highest-ranking fashion school in CT, has a total student population of 5,103 and is the 680th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 fashion schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Bridgeport comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Gateway Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,885/yr.
Fashion students from Connecticut schools who go on to become fashion professionals, fashion merchandisers, marketers, fashion models, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,780 people working as fashion designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,410. Also, Merchandise displayers and window trimmers make on average $28,480 per year and there are about 61,280 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 460 employed merchandise displayers and window trimmers earning an average yearly salary of $29,800. Fashion designers in this state earn $81,070/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the fashion schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from fashion, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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