With an overall population of 133,936 and a student population of 36,548, approximately 26,453 of Pasadena students attend one of Pasadena's schools that offer fashion design programs.
Pasadena City College is the largest fashion design school in Pasadena, based on student population. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Pasadena City College with credentials in fashion design.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a fashion design certificate from one of Pasadena's fashion design schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $704 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fashion design program in Pasadena.
If you plan on staying in Pasadena after graduating from fashion design school, you should know that job prospects for fashion designers in Pasadena, which is the most popular fashion design profession, are not very good. There were 5,900 fashion designers working in California and 2,640 working in the greater Pasadena area in 2010. The number of fashion designers in Pasadena is expected 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 Pasadena is $64,170 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for fashion designers.