There are 2 fashion merchandising schools in Denver, Colorado. With an overall population of 554,636 and a student population of 105,451, approximately 2,290 of Denver students attend one of Denver's schools that offer fashion merchandising programs.
The largest fashion merchandising school in Denver, by student population, is Westwood College-Denver North and is accredited by Westwood College is currently nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from Westwood College-Denver North with credentials in fashion merchandising.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in fashion merchandising from fashion merchandising schools in Denver in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,490 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for fashion merchandising related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,274 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many fashion merchandising graduates choose to work as fashion merchandisers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Denver, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 fashion merchandisers in Colorado were working in the greater Denver area. The government projects that the number of fashion merchandisers in Denver will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fashion merchandisers.
As a fashion merchandiser in Denver, you can expect to make an average salary of $23,030 per year. This is higher than the average salary for fashion merchandisers in the state.