Dallas, TX (population: 1,304,930) has three furniture design schools within its city limits. The Art Institute of Dallas, the highest ranked school in the city with a furniture design program, has a total student population of 2,067. It is the 3373rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 169th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about furniture design programs in Dallas, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of furniture design professors at The Art Institute of Dallas such as Mike Eudy, Chad Hardy, Esther Kibby, Richard Mullins, and Donna Sapp.
Furniture Design students from Dallas 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.
Dallas lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary.
Of the 3 furniture design schools in Dallas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Dallas comes out as the most expensive ($36,482/yr) for furniture design students, with El Centro College as the lowest, reported at only $5,469/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dallas|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||16.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||26.6 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||32.4 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||33.3 miles|