Hawaii contains one school that offers furniture design programs. Chaminade University of Honolulu has a total student population of 2,626 and is the 3686th highest ranked school in America.
Furniture Design students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are 80 employed textile, apparel, and furnishings workers earning an average yearly salary of $50,570. Commercial and industrial designers in this state earn $51,060/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the furniture design schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from furniture design, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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