Rhode Island contains two schools that offer fashion programs. Johnson & Wales University, the highest-ranking fashion school in RI, has a total student population of 10,709 and is the 2198th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 fashion schools in Rhode Island, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johnson & Wales University comes out as the most expensive ($24,402/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Fashion students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 180 employed merchandise displayers and window trimmers earning an average yearly salary of $38,180. Fashion designers in this state earn $64,590/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the fashion schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from fashion, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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