Kentucky contains two schools that offer industrial design programs. University of Louisville, the highest-ranking industrial design school in KY, has a total student population of 21,016 and is the 1677th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 industrial design schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Louisville comes out as the most expensive ($10,764/yr), with Somerset Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,593/yr.
Industrial Design students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 1,950 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $35,910. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $47,160/yr and there are 850 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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