California contains 57 schools that offer interior decorating programs. San Francisco State University, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in CA, has a total student population of 30,469 and is the 1329th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 57 interior decorating schools in California, only 30 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of California-Inland Empire comes out as the most expensive ($39,200/yr), with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest recorded at only $2,897/yr.
Interior Decorating students from California 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. In fact, in the California alone, there are 4,050 employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $81,490. Interior designers in this state earn $58,120/yr and there are 5,700 employed.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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