Chula Vista, CA (population: 226,606) has two industrial design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of San Diego, the highest ranked school in this group with an industrial design program, has a total student population of 7,868. It is the 155th highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about industrial design programs in Chula Vista, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of industrial design professors at University of San Diego such as Saba Oskui.
Industrial Design students from Chula Vista 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 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos area alone, there are 2,320 employed graphic designers earning an average salary of $47,860. Industrial engineering technicians in this area earn $44,520/yr and there are 610 employed.
Chula Vista lies in San Diego county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos area has 1,279,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,860 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Chula Vista are held by industrial engineering technicians, and 2/1000 are held by graphic designers.
Of the 2 industrial design schools with a 100-mile radius of Chula Vista, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of San Diego comes out as the most expensive ($30,044/yr) for industrial design students, with The Art Institute of California-Orange County as the lowest, reported at only $27,418/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Chula Vista|
|San Diego||CA||1,309,749||32||21.506||824||13.7 miles|
|San Marcos||CA||82,614||4||36.7693||363||36.1 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||73.1 miles|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||73.7 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||76.3 miles|
|Laguna Beach||CA||-||1||20.4608||2||76.4 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||76.4 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||83.1 miles|
|Palm Desert||CA||52,240||2||19.2411||98||85.1 miles|
|El Centro||CA||41,304||1||33.1701||10||86.8 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||87.8 miles|
|Cathedral City||CA||53,114||0||-||0||89.5 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||91.4 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||95.7 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||96.8 miles|