With an overall population of 52,715 and a student population of 4,253, approximately 1,318 of Sarasota students attend one of Sarasota's schools that offer interior design programs.
Of the 1 interior design schools in Sarasota, the largest interior design school, by student population, is Ringling College of Art and Design. In 2010, Ringling College of Art and Design graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in interior design.
A reported 23 students graduated with credentials in interior design in Sarasota in 2010. In 2009 tuition at interior design schools in Sarasota was $28,880 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,625 for interior design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Sarasota-based interior design schools, you will have an added expense of $10,470 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,290.
If you decide to work as an interior designer in Sarasota, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 interior designers in Florida were working in the greater Sarasota area. Sarasota's interior designer workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
As an interior designer in Sarasota, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,320 per year. This is lower than the average salary for interior designers in the state.