New Orleans has a total population of 484,674 and a student population of 59,719. Of these students, 16,758 are enrolled in schools that offer interior design programs.
Delgado Community College is the largest interior design school in New Orleans, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Interior Design program at Delgado Community College.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an interior design degree from one of New Orleans's interior design schools. If you decide to attend a interior design school in New Orleans, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,466.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a interior design program in New Orleans.
If you decide to work as an interior designer in New Orleans, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 590 interior designers in Louisiana, 160 were working in the greater New Orleans area. The government projects that the number of interior designers in New Orleans will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an interior designer in New Orleans is $45,570 per year, which is higher than the average for interior designers state-wide.