If you decide that you want to get a fashion design degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 fashion design schools in Columbia, Missouri. Columbia has a total population of 84,531 and a student population of 48,122. Of these students, 32,468 are enrolled in schools that offer fashion design programs.
The largest fashion design school in Columbia, by student population, is University of Missouri-Columbia. In 2010, approximately 63 students graduated from the Fashion Design program at University of Missouri-Columbia.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a fashion design degree in Columbia. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,370 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Columbia fashion design schools was an average of $34,916 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,220 for fashion design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,425 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many fashion design graduates choose to work as fashion designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbia, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of fashion designers is expected to decrease by -22% in Columbia. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fashion designers.
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