Liberal, KS has thirty-four furniture design schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in this group with a furniture design program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about furniture design programs in Liberal, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of furniture design professors at Texas Christian University such as Matt Clark, Janice Clarke, Amy Dahm, Laura Prestwood, and Patricia Warrington.
Furniture Design students from Liberal 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.
Liberal lies in Seward county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Kansas nonmetropolitan area has 444,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.63/hr average worker wage, and a $32,500 average annual salary.
Of the 34 furniture design schools with a 500-mile radius of Liberal, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Colorado comes out as the most expensive ($38,252/yr) for furniture design students, with El Paso Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,368/yr.
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