Indiana contains three schools that offer industrial design programs. Purdue University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking industrial design school in IN, has a total student population of 41,052 and is the 81st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 industrial design schools in Indiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Indiana Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($16,689/yr), with Oakland City University as the lowest recorded at only $9,637/yr.
Industrial Design students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 3,340 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $38,780. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $51,350/yr and there are 2,100 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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