Oklahoma contains four schools that offer furniture design programs. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, the highest-ranking furniture design school in OK, has a total student population of 25,881 and is the 919th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 furniture design schools in Oklahoma, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus comes out as the most expensive ($13,182/yr), with Tulsa Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,722/yr.
Furniture Design students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are employed textile, apparel, and furnishings workers earning an average yearly salary of $42,930. Commercial and industrial designers in this state earn $52,860/yr and there are 440 employed.
Also, within the furniture design schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from furniture design, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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