Minnesota contains eight schools that offer interior decorating programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 interior decorating schools in Minnesota, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institutes International Minnesota comes out as the most expensive ($28,338/yr), with Minnesota State University-Mankato as the lowest recorded at only $10,396/yr.
Interior Decorating students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 70 employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $51,150. Interior designers in this state earn $47,180/yr and there are 1,070 employed.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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