Massachusetts contains eleven schools that offer furniture design programs. Endicott College, the highest-ranking furniture design school in MA, has a total student population of 4,136 and is the 288th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 furniture design schools in Massachusetts, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Bennet Street School comes out as the most expensive ($61,218/yr), with Massachusetts Bay Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,463/yr.
Furniture Design students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 470 employed textile, apparel, and furnishings workers earning an average yearly salary of $28,290. Commercial and industrial designers in this state earn $72,880/yr and there are 840 employed.
Also, within the furniture design schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from furniture design, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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