New Jersey contains five schools that offer interior decorating programs. Centenary College, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in NJ, has a total student population of 2,939 and is the 542nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 interior decorating schools in New Jersey, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Centenary College comes out as the most expensive ($21,034/yr), with Brookdale Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,412/yr.
Interior Decorating students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 460 employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $71,570. Interior designers in this state earn $54,430/yr and there are 960 employed.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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