Rhode Island contains two schools that offer interior decorating programs. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in RI, has a total student population of 2,360 and is the 85th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 interior decorating schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr), with New England Institute of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $25,107/yr.
Interior Decorating students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 40 employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $64,590. Interior designers in this state earn $58,990/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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