District Of Columbia contains six schools that offer design programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking design school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 design schools in District Of Columbia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American University comes out as the most expensive ($29,423/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Design students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 60 employed floral designers earning an average yearly salary of $29,520. Interior designers in this state earn $67,550/yr and there are 720 employed.
Also, within the design schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from design, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.