With an overall population of 84,084 and a student population of 34,857, approximately 32,313 of Santa Monica students attend one of Santa Monica's schools that offer fashion design programs.
The largest fashion design school in Santa Monica, by student population, is Santa Monica College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Santa Monica College with credentials in fashion design.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a fashion design degree from one of Santa Monica's fashion design schools. In 2009 tuition at fashion design schools in Santa Monica was $652 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,224 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fashion design program in Santa Monica.
After graduating with your credentials in fashion design, if you decide to work as a fashion designer in Santa Monica, your job prospects are not very good. There were 5,900 fashion designers working in California and 2,640 working in the greater Santa Monica area in 2010. The government projects that the number of fashion designers in Santa Monica will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Santa Monica is $64,170 per year, which is lower than the average for fashion designers state-wide.