South Carolina contains three schools that offer interior decorating programs. Converse College, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in SC, has a total student population of 1,720 and is the 2158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 interior decorating schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($45,006/yr), with Anderson University as the lowest recorded at only $10,574/yr.
Interior Decorating students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 80 employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $44,680. Interior designers in this state earn $49,110/yr and there are 550 employed.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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