Dalton, GA has eleven interior design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Brenau University, the highest ranked school in this group with an interior design program, has a total student population of 2,760. It is the 533rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Interior Design students from Dalton 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.
Dalton lies in Whitfield county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Dalton area has 66,740 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $34,740 average annual salary.
Of the 11 interior design schools with a 100-mile radius of Dalton, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bauder College comes out as the most expensive ($48,186/yr) for interior design students, with Pellissippi State Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,825/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dalton|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||15.9 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||36.3 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||72.8 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||81.3 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||92.5 miles|