Long Beach has a total population of 461,522 and a student population of 66,287. Of these students, 27,894 are enrolled in schools that offer fashion programs.
The largest fashion school in Long Beach, by student population, is Long Beach City College. In 2010, Long Beach City College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in fashion.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in fashion from fashion schools in Long Beach in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $800 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for fashion related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in fashion, if you decide to work as a fashion professional in Long Beach, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 499,400 fashion professionals in California. Of these fashion professionals, 113,190 were working in the greater Long Beach area. By the year 2018, the number of fashion professionals is expected to increase by 12% in Long Beach. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for fashion professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion professional in Long Beach is $21,170 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for fashion professionals.