Searcy has a general population of 18,928 and an overall student population of 6,590. Approximately 6,484 of Searcy's students are enrolled in schools that offer fashion programs.
The largest fashion school in Searcy, by student population, is Harding University. In 2010, Harding University graduated approximately 7 students from its fashion program.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in fashion in Searcy in 2010. If you decide to attend a fashion school in Searcy, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,580.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fashion program in Searcy. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,224 per year, on average, for room and board at Searcy-based fashion schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many fashion graduates choose to work as fashion professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Searcy, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 36,750 fashion professionals in Arkansas. Of these fashion professionals, 2,050 were working in the greater Searcy area. Searcy's fashion professional workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fashion professionals.
As a fashion professional in Searcy, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,990 per year. This is lower than the average salary for fashion professionals in the state.