Colorado contains eight schools that offer interior decorating programs. Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in CO, has a total student population of 586 and is the 368th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 interior decorating schools in Colorado, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Colorado comes out as the most expensive ($38,252/yr), with Arapahoe Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,279/yr.
Interior Decorating students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 110 employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $67,930. Interior designers in this state earn $47,330/yr and there are 1,160 employed.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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