Louisiana contains twelve schools that offer industrial design programs. University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the highest-ranking industrial design school in LA, has a total student population of 16,361 and is the 1944th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 industrial design schools in Louisiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana Technical College-Lamar Salter Campus comes out as the most expensive ($10,567/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Natchitoches Campus as the lowest recorded at only $1,538/yr.
Industrial Design students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 1,730 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $36,440. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $57,870/yr and there are 580 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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