With an overall population of 15,414 and a student population of 11,357, approximately 11,357 of Ellensburg students attend one of Ellensburg's schools that offer fashion merchandising programs.
Ellensburg's largest fashion merchandising school is Central Washington University. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Central Washington University with credentials in fashion merchandising.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in fashion merchandising in Ellensburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ellensburg's fashion merchandising schools was $19,070 per year for instate students and $29,333 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $972 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a fashion merchandising program in Ellensburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,460 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a fashion merchandiser in Ellensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 58 fashion merchandisers in Washington State were working in the greater Ellensburg area. The number of fashion merchandisers in Ellensburg is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fashion merchandisers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion merchandiser in Ellensburg is $22,290 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for fashion merchandisers.