Hawaii contains six schools that offer industrial design programs. Stanford University, the highest-ranking industrial design school in HI, has a total student population of 18,498 and is the 3rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 industrial design schools in Hawaii, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, California College of the Arts comes out as the most expensive ($30,933/yr), with Los Medanos College as the lowest recorded at only $10,127/yr.
Industrial Design students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are 520 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $47,340. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $64,090/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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