Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has one furniture design school within its city limits. The Art Center Design College-Albuquerque has a total student population of 252. It is the 3539th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus). To learn more about furniture design programs in Albuquerque, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of furniture design professors at The Art Center Design College such as Joe Chavez, Brian Fuller, and Bill Platz.
Furniture Design students from Albuquerque 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.
Albuquerque lies in Bernalillo county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Center Design College-Albuquerque ends up costing a student $34,902/yr.