With an overall population of 25,946 and a student population of 27,472, approximately 27,247 of Mount Pleasant students attend one of Mount Pleasant's schools that offer fashion programs.
The largest fashion school in Mount Pleasant, by student population, is Central Michigan University. Approximately 41 students graduated in 2010 from Central Michigan University with credentials in fashion.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a fashion degree in Mount Pleasant. Tuition in 2009 at Mount Pleasant's fashion schools was $20,297 per year for instate students and $33,797 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fashion program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based fashion schools, you will have an added expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in fashion, if you decide to work as a fashion professional in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 149,890 fashion professionals in Michigan. Of these fashion professionals, 8,870 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The government projects that the number of fashion professionals in Mount Pleasant will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fashion professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion professional in Mount Pleasant is $19,880 per year, which is lower than the average for fashion professionals state-wide.