Alameda has a general population of 72,259 and an overall student population of 7,489. Approximately 7,302 of Alameda's students are enrolled in schools that offer fashion design programs.
The largest fashion design school in Alameda, by student population, is College of Alameda. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Fashion Design program at College of Alameda.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in fashion design from fashion design schools in Alameda in 2010. In 2009 tuition at fashion design schools in Alameda was $732 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 plan on staying in Alameda after graduating from fashion design school, you should know that job prospects for fashion designers in Alameda, which is the most popular fashion design profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,900 fashion designers in California. Of these fashion designers, 70 were working in the greater Alameda area. Alameda's fashion designer workforce is projected 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 Alameda is $67,380 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fashion designers.