Warrensburg has a general population of 16,340 and an overall student population of 11,230. Approximately 11,191 of Warrensburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer fashion merchandising programs.
Of the 1 fashion merchandising schools in Warrensburg, the largest fashion merchandising school, by student population, is University of Central Missouri. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Fashion Merchandising program at University of Central Missouri.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a fashion merchandising degree in Warrensburg. Tuition in 2009 at Warrensburg's fashion merchandising schools was $16,255 per year for instate students and $22,840 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fashion merchandising program in Warrensburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Warrensburg-based fashion merchandising schools, you will have an added expense of $6,320 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 merchandising, if you decide to work as a fashion merchandiser in Warrensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 83,720 fashion merchandisers in Missouri. Of these fashion merchandisers, 5,210 were working in the greater Warrensburg area. The number of fashion merchandisers in Warrensburg is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fashion merchandisers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion merchandiser in Warrensburg is $19,400 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fashion merchandisers.