Ohio contains fourteen schools that offer furniture design programs. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking furniture design school in OH, has a total student population of 55,014 and is the 33rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 furniture design schools in Ohio, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Ohio-Cincinnati comes out as the most expensive ($27,113/yr), with Sinclair Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,687/yr.
Furniture Design students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 210 employed textile, apparel, and furnishings workers earning an average yearly salary of $28,820. Commercial and industrial designers in this state earn $57,550/yr and there are 1,270 employed.
Also, within the furniture design schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from furniture design, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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