Colorado contains three schools that offer industrial design programs. The Art Institute of Colorado, the highest-ranking industrial design school in CO, has a total student population of 2,320 and is the 2999th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 industrial design schools in Colorado, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Colorado comes out as the most expensive ($38,252/yr), with Metropolitan State College of Denver as the lowest recorded at only $11,829/yr.
Industrial Design students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 3,610 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $45,100. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $51,610/yr and there are 690 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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