Brookline has a general population of 57,107 and an overall student population of 1,356. Approximately 994 of Brookline's students are enrolled in schools that offer fashion merchandising programs.
Brookline's largest fashion merchandising school is Newbury College-Brookline. In 2010, Newbury College-Brookline graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in fashion merchandising.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in fashion merchandising from fashion merchandising schools in Brookline in 2010. If you decide to attend a fashion merchandising school in Brookline, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $23,500.
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 merchandising program in Brookline. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,230 per year, on average, for room and board at Brookline-based fashion merchandising schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,500.
If you plan on staying in Brookline after graduating from fashion merchandising school, you should know that job prospects for fashion merchandisers in Brookline, which is the most popular fashion merchandising profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 108,840 fashion merchandisers in Massachusetts, 44,900 were working in the greater Brookline area. The number of fashion merchandisers in Brookline is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fashion merchandisers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion merchandiser in Brookline is $22,090 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for fashion merchandisers.