Alabama contains seventeen schools that offer industrial design programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking industrial design school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 industrial design schools in Alabama, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Alabama comes out as the most expensive ($14,984/yr), with J F Ingram State Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $57/yr.
Industrial Design students from Alabama schools who go on to become industrial designers, commercial designers, architecture designers, designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 65,460 people working as industrial engineering technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,030. Also, Graphic designers make on average $47,820 per year and there are about 200,870 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 1,880 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $44,130. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $47,250/yr and there are 960 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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