Georgia contains fifteen schools that offer furniture design programs. Valdosta State University, the highest-ranking furniture design school in GA, has a total student population of 12,391 and is the 432nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 furniture design schools in Georgia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bauder College comes out as the most expensive ($48,186/yr), with Southeastern Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $4,291/yr.
Furniture Design students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 370 employed textile, apparel, and furnishings workers earning an average yearly salary of $30,920. Commercial and industrial designers in this state earn $60,700/yr and there are 520 employed.
Also, within the furniture design schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from furniture design, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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