Texas contains eleven schools that offer industrial design programs. Texas Tech University, the highest-ranking industrial design school in TX, has a total student population of 30,049 and is the 150th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 industrial design schools in Texas, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ATI Technical Training Center comes out as the most expensive ($30,856/yr), with The University of Texas-Pan American as the lowest recorded at only $1,646/yr.
Industrial Design students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 10,850 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $44,350. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $52,300/yr and there are 6,120 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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