Alabama contains seven schools that offer interior decorating programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 interior decorating schools in Alabama, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Birmingham comes out as the most expensive ($21,586/yr), with Jefferson State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,192/yr.
Interior Decorating students from Alabama schools who go on to become interior decorators, interior designers, interior design professors, interior design coordinators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,010 people working as interior designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $51,990. Also, Fashion designers make on average $74,410 per year and there are about 15,780 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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