With an overall population of 14,895 and a student population of 14,836, approximately 14,638 of Indiana students attend one of Indiana's schools that offer fashion programs.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus is the largest fashion school in Indiana, based on student population. In 2010, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus graduated approximately 47 students from its fashion program.
A reported 47 students graduated with credentials in fashion in Indiana in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,995 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Indiana fashion schools was an average of $28,431 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for fashion related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Indiana-based fashion schools, you will have an added expense of $8,558 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 Indiana, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 206,300 fashion professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these fashion professionals, 5,010 were working in the greater Indiana area. The government projects that the number of fashion professionals in Indiana will increase by 3% 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 Indiana is $20,060 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for fashion professionals.
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