Kansas contains four schools that offer furniture design programs. Kansas State University, the highest-ranking furniture design school in KS, has a total student population of 23,581 and is the 875th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 furniture design schools in Kansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institutes International–Kansas City comes out as the most expensive ($35,813/yr), with Johnson County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,481/yr.
Furniture Design students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 270 employed textile, apparel, and furnishings workers earning an average yearly salary of $26,150. Commercial and industrial designers in this state earn $72,100/yr and there are 250 employed.
Also, within the furniture design schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from furniture design, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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