Tennessee contains nine schools that offer interior decorating programs. Watkins College of Art & Design, the highest-ranking interior decorating school in TN, has a total student population of 412 and is the 259th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 interior decorating schools in Tennessee, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville comes out as the most expensive ($30,998/yr), with Pellissippi State Technical Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,825/yr.
Interior Decorating students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are employed fashion designers earning an average yearly salary of $79,700. Interior designers in this state earn $44,490/yr and there are 670 employed.
Also, within the interior decorating schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from interior decorating, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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