Santa Barbara has a total population of 92,325 and a student population of 45,357. Of these students, 19,753 are enrolled in schools that offer interior design programs.
Santa Barbara's largest interior design school is Santa Barbara City College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Interior Design program at Santa Barbara City College.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in interior design in Santa Barbara in 2010. If you decide to attend a interior design school in Santa Barbara, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $814.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for interior design related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in interior design, if you decide to work as an interior designer in Santa Barbara, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 8,500 interior designers in California, 40 were working in the greater Santa Barbara area. The number of interior designers in Santa Barbara is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
As an interior designer in Santa Barbara, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for interior designers in the state.