Midland has a general population of 41,685 and an overall student population of 3,801. Approximately 3,801 of Midland's students are enrolled in schools that offer fashion programs.
Midland's largest fashion school is Northwood University. In 2010, Northwood University graduated approximately 31 students from its fashion program.
A reported 31 students graduated with credentials in fashion in Midland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,408 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,581 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fashion program in Midland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,923 per year, on average, for room and board at Midland-based fashion schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many fashion graduates choose to work as fashion professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Midland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 fashion professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Midland area. The government projects that the number of fashion professionals in Midland will 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 Midland is $19,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for fashion professionals.