If you are interested in pursuing fashion, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 fashion schools in Denver, Colorado. With an overall population of 554,636 and a student population of 105,130, approximately 2,290 of Denver students attend one of Denver's schools that offer fashion programs.
Westwood College-Denver North is the largest fashion school in Denver, based on student population 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.. In 2010, approximately 18 students graduated from the Fashion program at Westwood College-Denver North.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in fashion from fashion schools in Denver in 2010. In 2009 tuition at fashion schools in Denver was $23,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fashion program in Denver. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,274 per year, on average, for room and board at Denver-based fashion schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in fashion, if you decide to work as a fashion professional in Denver, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 79,820 fashion professionals in Colorado, 37,710 were working in the greater Denver area. Denver's fashion professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fashion professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion professional in Denver is $23,030 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fashion professionals.