Conway, AR (population: 59,823) has one design school within its city limits. University of Central Arkansas has a total student population of 11,781. It is the 2241st highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University). To learn more about design programs in Conway, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of design professors at University of Central Arkansas such as Patrick Larsen, and Heather McCarty.
Design students from Conway schools who go on to become interior designers, architecture designers, designers, graphic designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,010 people working as interior designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $51,990. Also, Floral designers make on average $24,940 per year and there are about 51,470 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway area alone, there are 80 employed floral designers earning an average salary of $23,560. Interior designers in this area earn $43,790/yr and there are 80 employed.
Conway lies in Faulkner county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway area has 330,720 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,470 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Conway are held by interior designers, and 0/1000 are held by floral designers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Central Arkansas ends up costing a student $10,733/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Conway|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||23.4 miles|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||26.2 miles|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||53.2 miles|
|Mountain Home||AR||-||2||22.9326||37||86.2 miles|