Tennessee contains twelve schools that offer industrial design programs. The University of Tennessee, the highest-ranking industrial design school in TN, has a total student population of 29,934 and is the 932nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 industrial design schools in Tennessee, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Tennessee comes out as the most expensive ($13,139/yr), with Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville as the lowest recorded at only $3,768/yr.
Industrial Design students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 3,240 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $39,910. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $41,410/yr and there are 1,080 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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