Kentucky contains four schools that offer furniture design programs. University of Kentucky, the highest-ranking furniture design school in KY, has a total student population of 26,295 and is the 152nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 furniture design schools in Kentucky, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antonelli College comes out as the most expensive ($18,987/yr), with University of Kentucky as the lowest recorded at only $13,430/yr.
Furniture Design students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 120 employed textile, apparel, and furnishings workers earning an average yearly salary of $39,740. Commercial and industrial designers in this state earn $48,450/yr and there are 240 employed.
Also, within the furniture design schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from furniture design, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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