Arkansas contains eight schools that offer industrial design programs. University of Arkansas Main Campus, the highest-ranking industrial design school in AR, has a total student population of 19,849 and is the 1075th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 industrial design schools in Arkansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arkansas Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($10,892/yr), with Black River Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $4,517/yr.
Industrial Design students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 1,080 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $36,030. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $41,520/yr and there are 260 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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