Edmond has a general population of 68,315 and an overall student population of 18,263. Approximately 16,092 of Edmond's students are enrolled in schools that offer fashion programs.
The largest fashion school in Edmond, by student population, is University of Central Oklahoma. In 2010, University of Central Oklahoma graduated approximately 30 students from its fashion program.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a fashion degree from one of Edmond's fashion schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,999 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Edmond fashion schools was an average of $23,428 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for fashion related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,846 per year, on average, for room and board at Edmond-based fashion schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,723.
Many fashion graduates choose to work as fashion professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Edmond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 54,270 fashion professionals in Oklahoma. Of these fashion professionals, 19,840 were working in the greater Edmond area. By the year 2018, the number of fashion professionals is expected to increase by 12% in Edmond. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for fashion professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion professional in Edmond is $19,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fashion professionals.