Maine contains 53 schools that offer interior decorating programs. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in ME, has a total student population of 2,360 and is the 85th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 53 interior decorating schools in Maine, only 14 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr), with Lehigh Carbon Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,375/yr.
Interior Decorating students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 60 employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $81,540. Interior designers in this state earn $58,570/yr and there are 250 employed.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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