Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has three furniture design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a furniture design program, has a total student population of 25,881. It is the 919th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University). To learn more about furniture design programs in Oklahoma City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of furniture design professors at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus such as Karen Hayes-Thumann, James Kudrna, and Cheryl Myers.
Furniture Design students from Oklahoma City 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.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary.
Of the 3 furniture design schools with a 100-mile radius of Oklahoma City, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus comes out as the most expensive ($11,909/yr) for furniture design students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|