Pennsylvania contains thirteen schools that offer fashion programs. Drexel University, the highest-ranking fashion school in PA, has a total student population of 22,493 and is the 108th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 fashion schools in Pennsylvania, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drexel University comes out as the most expensive ($31,832/yr), with Lehigh Carbon Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,375/yr.
Fashion students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 1,900 employed merchandise displayers and window trimmers earning an average yearly salary of $27,230. Fashion designers in this state earn $51,270/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the fashion schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from fashion, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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