Utah contains four schools that offer industrial design programs. Brigham Young University, the highest-ranking industrial design school in UT, has a total student population of 34,130 and is the 719th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 industrial design schools in Utah, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College comes out as the most expensive ($12,888/yr), with Davis Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $5,880/yr.
Industrial Design students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 2,410 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $42,550. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $54,960/yr and there are 520 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Utah Interesting Facts