Florida contains thirteen schools that offer furniture design programs. Florida International University, the highest-ranking furniture design school in FL, has a total student population of 39,610 and is the 197th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 furniture design schools in Florida, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, AI Miami International University of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($37,252/yr), with University of Florida as the lowest recorded at only $10,101/yr.
Furniture Design students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 540 employed textile, apparel, and furnishings workers earning an average yearly salary of $29,430. Commercial and industrial designers in this state earn $60,740/yr and there are 420 employed.
Also, within the furniture design schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from furniture design, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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