Utah contains seven schools that offer furniture design programs. Utah State University, the highest-ranking furniture design school in UT, has a total student population of 15,612 and is the 1283rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 furniture design schools in Utah, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Salt Lake City comes out as the most expensive ($30,807/yr), with Latter-day Saints Business College as the lowest recorded at only $9,403/yr.
Furniture Design students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are employed textile, apparel, and furnishings workers earning an average yearly salary of $19,690. Commercial and industrial designers in this state earn $60,910/yr and there are 430 employed.
Also, within the furniture design schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from furniture design, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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