Bradenton, FL (population: 54,123) has six interior design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Ringling College of Art and Design, the highest ranked school in this group with an interior design program, has a total student population of 1,318. It is the 2229th highest ranked school in the USA and the 105th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about interior design programs in Bradenton, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of interior design professors at Ringling College of Art and Design such as Anthony Ashford, Claudia Cumbie-Jones, Patrick Fiore, David Foote, Norman Hervieux, and Donghuy Kim.
Interior Design students from Bradenton schools who go on to become interior design consultants, interior designers, interior decorators, interior architects, 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.
Bradenton lies in Manatee county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice area has 247,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $37,750 average annual salary.
Of the 6 interior design schools with a 100-mile radius of Bradenton, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ringling College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($33,946/yr) for interior design students, with Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater as the lowest, reported at only $11,900/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bradenton|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||19.0 miles|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||26.8 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||38.7 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||45.1 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||52.9 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||61.8 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||68.7 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||68.8 miles|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||74.6 miles|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||93.3 miles|