Brookings, SD has one interior design school within its city limits. South Dakota State University has a total student population of 12,376. It is the 1603rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of South Dakota (#1 is Augustana College).
Interior Design students from Brookings 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.
Brookings lies in Brookings county, which is one of the 37 counties in South Dakota. Overall, the Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area has 123,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $15.15/hr average worker wage, and a $31,510 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South Dakota State University ends up costing a student $11,748/yr.