If you decide that you want to get a fashion degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 fashion schools in Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix has a total population of 1,321,045 and a student population of 100,276. Of these students, 13,407 are enrolled in schools that offer fashion programs.
Phoenix's largest fashion school is The Art Institute of Phoenix. In 2010, approximately 33 students graduated from the Fashion program at The Art Institute of Phoenix.
In 2010, 52 students graduated with a fashion degree from one of Phoenix's fashion schools. In 2009 tuition at fashion schools in Phoenix was $12,250 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,237 for fashion related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Phoenix-based fashion schools, you will have an added expense of $8,640 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,204.
After graduating with your credentials in fashion, if you decide to work as a fashion professional in Phoenix, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 86,670 fashion professionals in Arizona. Of these fashion professionals, 56,650 were working in the greater Phoenix area. The government projects that the number of fashion professionals in Phoenix will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for fashion professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion professional in Phoenix is $21,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fashion professionals.