Santa Monica, CA (population: 89,350) has eight floral design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, the highest ranked school in this group with a floral design program, has a total student population of 22,273. It is the 1276th highest ranked school in the USA and the 99th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about floral design programs in Santa Monica, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of floral design professors at California State Polytechnic University such as Chris Aykanian, and Rasol Masomian.
Floral Design students from Santa Monica schools who go on to become floral designers, architecture designers, designers, fashion designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,470 people working as floral designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,940. Also, Fashion designers make on average $74,410 per year and there are about 15,780 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 8 floral design schools with a 100-mile radius of Santa Monica, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona comes out as the most expensive ($10,756/yr) for floral design students, with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $2,897/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Santa Monica|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||5.4 miles|
|Los Angeles||CA||3,878,715||57||23.6333||1,355||8.3 miles|
|Woodland Hills||CA||-||1||17.7823||121||12.8 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||15.6 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||18.4 miles|
|Rancho Palos Verdes||CA||41,164||1||20.67||2||18.8 miles|
|Simi Valley||CA||121,990||0||-||0||22.8 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||24.3 miles|
|Santa Clarita||CA||171,722||2||23.9284||128||27.7 miles|
|Canyon Country||CA||-||1||21.1219||9||28.6 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||29.8 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||33.4 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||34.3 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||37.3 miles|