With an overall population of 25,578 and a student population of 2,841, approximately 2,760 of Gainesville students attend one of Gainesville's schools that offer fashion programs.
Of the 1 fashion schools in Gainesville, the largest fashion school, by student population, is Brenau University. In 2010, Brenau University graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in fashion.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in fashion in Gainesville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at fashion schools in Gainesville was $19,356 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fashion program in Gainesville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,772 per year, on average, for room and board at Gainesville-based fashion schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,056.
Many fashion graduates choose to work as fashion professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gainesville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 156,260 fashion professionals in Georgia. Of these fashion professionals, 2,140 were working in the greater Gainesville area. By the year 2018, the number of fashion professionals is expected to increase by 19% in Gainesville. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for fashion professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion professional in Gainesville is $21,720 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fashion professionals.