Fashion Merchandising in Georgia

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Schools Offering Fashion Merchandising Programs in Georgia


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in fashion merchandising. In other words, every year an estimated 159 fashion merchandisers graduate from Georgia's 4 fashion merchandising schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia that has a fashion merchandising program is University of Georgia. University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th in the country in 2010, is located in Athens. In 2010, 79 students graduated from University of Georgia's fashion merchandising program. Tuition at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia with a fashion merchandising program is Brenau University, which is located in Gainesville. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. In 2010, Brenau University graduated 5 students from its fashion merchandising program. Tuition at Brenau University was $20,130 per year.

American InterContinental University, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a fashion merchandising program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, 18 students graduated from American InterContinental University fashion merchandising program. American InterContinental University charged in-state students $15,465 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Georgia's fashion merchandising schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $15,699 per year, though tuition can range from $20,130 per year to $8,736 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia fashion merchandising schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Brenau University - located in Gainesville, students are charged $20,130 per year
  2. Bauder College - located in Atlanta, students are charged $18,466 per year
  3. American InterContinental University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $15,465 per year

The fashion merchandising schools in Georgia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. University of Georgia - located in Athens, students are charged $8,736 per year
  2. American InterContinental University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $15,465 per year
  3. Bauder College - located in Atlanta, students are charged $18,466 per year

A fashion merchandising degree from a Georgia school... what next?

Most people who graduate from fashion merchandising school in Georgia go on to work as a fashion merchandiser. If you decide to work as a fashion merchandiser in Georgia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,000 Georgia fashion merchandisers as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Georgia fashion merchandisers:

  1. Barrow County - 1,460 fashion merchandisers
  2. Bryan County - 130 fashion merchandisers
  3. Burke County - 80 fashion merchandisers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of fashion merchandisers is expected to grow by 8% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,020 fashion merchandisers working in the Georgia then.

Salary

On average, fashion merchandisers earn $105,640 per year. However, Georgia fashion merchandisers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $38,920 per year to more than $165,270 per year in 2010. On average a fashion merchandiser earns the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Barrow County - $110,850 per year
  2. Burke County - $101,560 per year
  3. Russell County - $90,140 per year

On average, fashion merchandisers earns the least in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Appling County - $74,320 per year
  2. Banks County - $76,110 per year
  3. Baldwin County - $82,840 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in fashion merchandising in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as fashion or fashion design, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Fashion Merchandising in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Merchandising in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,845 miles from location University of Georgia Athens GA 84.6189 51% 34,885
5,872 miles from location Brenau University Gainesville GA 54.8741 12% 2,760
5,901 miles from location American InterContinental University Atlanta GA 16.6288 100% 2,050
5,903 miles from location Bauder College Atlanta GA 13.6509 n/a 1,499
 

Curious what studying Fashion Merchandising gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons + 141,690 $23,180 9.6%
2
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers + 47,600 $49,230 -5.6%
3
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products + 6,630 $58,640 -11.0%
4
Purchasing Managers + 2,000 $105,640 -26.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are fashion merchandising related jobs in Georgia