With an overall population of 461,522 and a student population of 66,287, approximately 27,894 of Long Beach students attend one of Long Beach's schools that offer fashion design programs.
Of the 1 fashion design schools in Long Beach, the largest fashion design school, by student population, is Long Beach City College. In 2010, Long Beach City College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in fashion design.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a fashion design certificate in Long Beach. In 2009 tuition at fashion design schools in Long Beach was $800 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for fashion design related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a fashion designer in Long Beach, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,900 fashion designers in California. Of these fashion designers, 2,640 were working in the greater Long Beach area. The number of fashion designers in Long Beach is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for fashion designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion designer in Long Beach is $64,170 per year, which is lower than the average for fashion designers state-wide.