East Lansing has a total population of 46,525 and a student population of 47,344. Of these students, 47,071 are enrolled in schools that offer fashion programs.
Of the 1 fashion schools in East Lansing, the largest fashion school, by student population, is Michigan State University. In 2010, Michigan State University graduated approximately 43 students from its fashion program.
A total of 43 students graduated with credentials in fashion from fashion schools in East Lansing in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at East Lansing's fashion schools was $20,994 per year for instate students and $37,457 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $962 for fashion related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the East Lansing-based fashion schools, you will have an added expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in East Lansing after graduating from fashion school, you should know that job prospects for fashion professionals in East Lansing, which is the most popular fashion profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 149,890 fashion professionals in Michigan, 5,280 were working in the greater East Lansing area. East Lansing's fashion professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fashion professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion professional in East Lansing is $20,700 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fashion professionals.