Wentworth, NC has two fashion schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Meredith College, the highest ranked school in this group with a fashion program, has a total student population of 2,262. It is the 2353rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 48th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Fashion students from Wentworth 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 Greensboro-High Point area alone, there are 70 employed merchandise displayers and window trimmers earning an average salary of $27,730. Fashion designers in this area earn $71,130/yr and there are 60 employed.
Wentworth lies in Rockingham county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greensboro-High Point area has 349,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.78/hr average worker wage, and a $39,060 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.180 out of every 1000 jobs in Wentworth are held by fashion designers, and 0.211/1000 are held by merchandise displayers and window trimmers.
Of the 2 fashion schools with a 100-mile radius of Wentworth, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Meredith College comes out as the most expensive ($21,466/yr) for fashion students, with Liberty University as the lowest, reported at only $19,574/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wentworth|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||31.7 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||33.4 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||52.3 miles|