Ames has a general population of 50,731 and an overall student population of 28,104. Approximately 27,945 of Ames's students are enrolled in schools that offer interior design programs.
Iowa State University is the largest interior design school in Ames, based on student population. In 2010, Iowa State University graduated approximately 43 students with credentials in interior design.
A reported 43 students graduated with credentials in interior design in Ames in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ames's interior design schools was $18,366 per year for instate students and $29,586 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for interior design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,277 per year, on average, for room and board at Ames-based interior design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,175.
If you plan on staying in Ames after graduating from interior design school, you should know that job prospects for interior designers in Ames, which is the most popular interior design profession, are good. The government projects that the number of interior designers in Ames will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.