With an overall population of 65,479 and a student population of 15,711, approximately 15,711 of Palatine students attend one of Palatine's schools that offer fashion programs.
Harper College is the largest fashion school in Palatine, based on student population. In 2010, Harper College graduated approximately 17 students from its fashion program.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a fashion degree from one of Palatine's fashion schools. In 2009 tuition at fashion schools in Palatine was $2,610 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 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 Palatine, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 fashion professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Palatine area. The number of fashion professionals in Palatine is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fashion professionals.
As a fashion professional in Palatine, you can expect to make an average salary of $20,460 per year. This is higher than the average salary for fashion professionals in the state.