Maryland contains four schools that offer interior decorating programs. Maryland Institute College of Art, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in MD, has a total student population of 2,084 and is the 220th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 interior decorating schools in Maryland, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Maryland Institute College of Art comes out as the most expensive ($32,712/yr), with Harford Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,400/yr.
Interior Decorating students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 70 employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $37,710. Interior designers in this state earn $57,230/yr and there are 1,210 employed.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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