Pennsylvania contains seventeen schools that offer interior decorating programs. Drexel University, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in PA, has a total student population of 22,493 and is the 108th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 interior decorating schools in Pennsylvania, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drexel University comes out as the most expensive ($31,832/yr), with Lehigh Carbon Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,375/yr.
Interior Decorating students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 220 employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $51,270. Interior designers in this state earn $47,100/yr and there are 1,710 employed.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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