New Jersey contains three schools that offer industrial design programs. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the highest-ranking industrial design school in NJ, has a total student population of 37,366 and is the 55th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 industrial design schools in New Jersey, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rutgers University-New Brunswick comes out as the most expensive ($20,693/yr), with Kean University as the lowest recorded at only $14,792/yr.
Industrial Design students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 6,260 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $50,850. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $56,690/yr and there are 870 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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