New York contains fifteen schools that offer interior decorating programs. Rochester Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in NY, has a total student population of 15,445 and is the 137th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 interior decorating schools in New York, only 8 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 Monroe Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,726/yr.
Interior Decorating students from New York 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 York alone, there are 6,990 employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $79,800. Interior designers in this state earn $65,630/yr and there are 3,580 employed.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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