Kansas contains five schools that offer industrial design programs. Kansas State University, the highest-ranking industrial design school in KS, has a total student population of 23,581 and is the 875th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 industrial design schools in Kansas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kansas State University comes out as the most expensive ($13,354/yr), with Salina Area Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,176/yr.
Industrial Design students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 2,060 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $40,120. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $54,980/yr and there are 610 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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