Virginia contains eleven schools that offer floral design programs. University of Georgia, the highest-ranking floral design school in VA, has a total student population of 34,885 and is the 38th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 floral design schools in Virginia, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cornell University comes out as the most expensive ($26,242/yr), with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,481/yr.
Floral Design students from Virginia 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. In fact, in the Virginia alone, there are 50 employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $41,940. Floral designers in this state earn $25,340/yr and there are 1,360 employed.
Also, within the floral design schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from floral design, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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