With an overall population of 545,524 and a student population of 52,912, approximately 3,413 of Nashville students attend one of Nashville's schools that offer fashion design programs.
Of the 1 fashion design schools in Nashville, the largest fashion design school, by student population, is Lipscomb University. In 2010, Lipscomb University graduated approximately 4 students from its fashion design program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a fashion design degree from one of Nashville's fashion design schools. If you decide to attend a fashion design school in Nashville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,390.
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 design program in Nashville. And if you live on campus at one of the Nashville-based fashion design schools, you will have an added expense of $8,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,890.
Many fashion design graduates choose to work as fashion designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Nashville, your job prospects are average. The government projects that the number of fashion designers in Nashville will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for fashion designers.