Milwaukee has a general population of 596,974 and an overall student population of 84,501. Approximately 1,925 of Milwaukee's students are enrolled in schools that offer fashion merchandising programs.
The largest fashion merchandising school in Milwaukee, by student population, is Mount Mary College. In 2010, Mount Mary College graduated approximately 5 students from its fashion merchandising program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a fashion merchandising degree from one of Milwaukee's fashion merchandising schools. In 2009 tuition at fashion merchandising schools in Milwaukee was $21,166 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for fashion merchandising related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,280 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,170.
After graduating with your credentials in fashion merchandising, if you decide to work as a fashion merchandiser in Milwaukee, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 83,290 fashion merchandisers in Wisconsin. Of these fashion merchandisers, 22,380 were working in the greater Milwaukee area. Milwaukee's fashion merchandiser workforce is projected to increase by 1% 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 Milwaukee is $19,640 per year, which is lower than the average for fashion merchandisers state-wide.