Missouri contains six schools that offer industrial design programs. University of Missouri-Columbia, the highest-ranking industrial design school in MO, has a total student population of 31,237 and is the 820th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 industrial design schools in Missouri, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ranken Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($16,457/yr), with Three Rivers Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,190/yr.
Industrial Design students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 3,970 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $44,180. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $44,470/yr and there are 800 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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