Seattle, Washington has 3 interior design schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in interior design. With an overall population of 563,374 and a student population of 96,368, approximately 11,207 of Seattle students attend one of Seattle's schools that offer interior design programs.
The largest interior design school in Seattle, by student population, is International Academy of Design and Technology. In 2010, International Academy of Design and Technology graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in interior design.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with an interior design degree from one of Seattle's interior design schools. In 2009 tuition at interior design schools in Seattle was $14,890 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,104 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a interior design program in Seattle. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,544 per year, on average, for room and board at Seattle-based interior design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,804.
Many interior design graduates choose to work as interior designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Seattle, your job prospects are average. There were 1,440 interior designers working in Washington State and 590 working in the greater Seattle area in 2010. The government projects that the number of interior designers in Seattle will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an interior designer in Seattle is $49,300 per year, which is higher than the average for interior designers state-wide.
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