Arizona contains eleven schools that offer furniture design programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking furniture design school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 furniture design schools in Arizona, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Collins College comes out as the most expensive ($43,351/yr), with Glendale Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,676/yr.
Furniture Design students from Arizona schools who go on to become furniture makers, craftsmen, furniture designers, furniture upholsterers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,170 people working as commercial and industrial designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $61,400. Also, Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers make on average $29,010 per year and there are about 14,220 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 110 employed textile, apparel, and furnishings workers earning an average yearly salary of $29,190. Commercial and industrial designers in this state earn $57,960/yr and there are 400 employed.
Also, within the furniture design schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from furniture design, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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