New Mexico contains three schools that offer furniture design programs. The Art Center Design College-Albuquerque, the highest-ranking furniture design school in NM, has a total student population of 252 and is the 3539th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 furniture design schools in New Mexico, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Center Design College-Albuquerque comes out as the most expensive ($34,902/yr), with Northern New Mexico College as the lowest recorded at only $5,623/yr.
Furniture Design students from New Mexico 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.
Also, within the furniture design schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from furniture design, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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