Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has five furniture design schools within its city limits. The Art Institute of Atlanta, the highest ranked school in the city with a furniture design program, has a total student population of 3,871. It is the 3922nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 85th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University). To learn more about furniture design programs in Atlanta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of furniture design professors at The Art Institute of Atlanta such as Lorraine brennan, S. Crystal, Aniquay Howell, Beth Lilly, Lori Rush, and David Smith.
Furniture Design students from Atlanta 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.
Atlanta lies in Fulton county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary.
Of the 5 furniture design schools in Atlanta, none 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) for furniture design students, with Westwood College-Atlanta Midtown as the lowest, reported at only $20,917/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Atlanta|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||6.9 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||8.6 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||56.4 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||83.8 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||87.3 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||89.0 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||91.8 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||95.3 miles|