West Virginia contains one school that offers industrial design programs. West Virginia University has a total student population of 28,898 and is the 995th highest ranked school in America.
Industrial Design students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 530 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $36,740. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $41,950/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from industrial design, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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