Manhattan, KS (population: 53,426) has one furniture design school within its city limits. Kansas State University has a total student population of 23,581. It is the 875th highest ranked school in the USA and the 9th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College). To learn more about furniture design programs in Manhattan, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of furniture design professors at Kansas State University such as Jemmy Chein, Seiji Ikeda, and Jeff Smith.
Furniture Design students from Manhattan 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.
Manhattan lies in Riley 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.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kansas State University ends up costing a student $13,354/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Manhattan|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||87.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||96.1 miles|