Costa Mesa has a general population of 108,724 and an overall student population of 27,906. Approximately 25,316 of Costa Mesa's students are enrolled in schools that offer fashion programs.
Costa Mesa's largest fashion school is Orange Coast College. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Orange Coast College with credentials in fashion.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in fashion in Costa Mesa in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $686 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for fashion related books and supplies every year.
Many fashion graduates choose to work as fashion professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Costa Mesa, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 499,400 fashion professionals in California. Of these fashion professionals, 41,810 were working in the greater Costa Mesa area. The number of fashion professionals in Costa Mesa is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for fashion professionals.
As a fashion professional in Costa Mesa, you can expect to make an average salary of $21,400 per year. This is higher than the average salary for fashion professionals in the state.