Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one fashion school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. International Academy of Design and Technology has a total student population of 512. It is the 6009th highest ranked school in the USA and the 31st highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Fashion students from Las Vegas 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.
Las Vegas lies in Clark county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Las Vegas-Paradise area has 858,540 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,070 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, International Academy of Design and Technology ends up costing a student $23,726/yr.