With an overall population of 120,758 and a student population of 22,330, approximately 18,254 of Cedar Rapids students attend one of Cedar Rapids's schools that offer interior design programs.
The largest interior design school in Cedar Rapids, by student population, is Kirkwood Community College. In 2010, Kirkwood Community College graduated approximately 20 students from its interior design program.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in interior design from interior design schools in Cedar Rapids in 2010. If you decide to attend a interior design school in Cedar Rapids, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,330.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,410 for interior design related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as an interior designer in Cedar Rapids, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 520 interior designers in Iowa. Of these interior designers, 40 were working in the greater Cedar Rapids area. By the year 2018, the number of interior designers is expected to increase by 15% in Cedar Rapids. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an interior designer in Cedar Rapids is $36,310 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for interior designers.