Lebanon, TN has three fashion schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. O'More College of Design, the highest ranked school in this group with a fashion program, has a total student population of 182. It is the 832nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Fashion students from Lebanon 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.
Lebanon lies in Wilson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary.
Of the 3 fashion schools with a 100-mile radius of Lebanon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, International Academy of Design and Technology comes out as the most expensive ($22,006/yr) for fashion students, with Lipscomb University as the lowest, reported at only $17,243/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lebanon|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||53.3 miles|