Joshua Tree, CA has two industrial design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, the highest ranked school in this group with an industrial design program, has a total student population of 22,273. It is the 1276th highest ranked school in the USA and the 99th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about industrial design programs in Joshua Tree, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of industrial design professors at California State Polytechnic University such as Chris Aykanian, and Rasol Masomian.
Industrial Design students from Joshua Tree 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 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area alone, there are 1,060 employed graphic designers earning an average salary of $43,980. Industrial engineering technicians in this area earn $47,690/yr and there are 280 employed.
Joshua Tree lies in San Bernardino county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area has 1,197,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,840 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Joshua Tree are held by industrial engineering technicians, and 1/1000 are held by graphic designers.
Of the 2 industrial design schools with a 100-mile radius of Joshua Tree, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of California-Orange County comes out as the most expensive ($27,418/yr) for industrial design students, with California State Polytechnic University-Pomona as the lowest, reported at only $10,756/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Joshua Tree|
|Cathedral City||CA||53,114||0||-||0||22.7 miles|
|Palm Desert||CA||52,240||2||19.2411||98||28.3 miles|
|San Bernardino||CA||199,314||10||20.0516||225||55.9 miles|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||66.1 miles|
|Rancho Cucamonga||CA||176,424||3||21.593||139||72.0 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||83.1 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||83.4 miles|
|San Marcos||CA||82,614||4||36.7693||363||84.7 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||84.9 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||85.2 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||86.3 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||90.0 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||90.3 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||91.7 miles|