Hagerstown, MD has sixteen interior design schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with an interior design program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Interior Design students from Hagerstown 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.
Hagerstown lies in Washington county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Hagerstown-Martinsburg-WV area has 96,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.6% unemployment rate, $18.36/hr average worker wage, and a $38,190 average annual salary.
Of the 16 interior design schools with a 100-mile radius of Hagerstown, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Washington comes out as the most expensive ($42,518/yr) for interior design students, with Harford Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,400/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hagerstown|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||42.7 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||51.3 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||52.4 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||52.6 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||54.0 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||59.7 miles|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||59.9 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||60.2 miles|