North Dakota contains five schools that offer design programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking design school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 design schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($13,656/yr), with Bismarck State College as the lowest recorded at only $6,835/yr.
Design students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 240 employed floral designers earning an average yearly salary of $20,630. Interior designers in this state earn $38,990/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the design schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from design, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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