Oregon contains two schools that offer industrial design programs. The Art Institute of Portland, the highest-ranking industrial design school in OR, has a total student population of 1,925 and is the 3395th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 industrial design schools in Oregon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($31,420/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Industrial Design students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 2,770 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $44,150. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $44,940/yr and there are 720 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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