Gainesville has a general population of 25,578 and an overall student population of 2,841. Approximately 2,760 of Gainesville's students are enrolled in schools that offer interior design programs.
Of the 1 interior design schools in Gainesville, the largest interior design school, by student population, is Brenau University. In 2010, Brenau University graduated approximately 11 students from its interior design program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with an interior design degree from one of Gainesville's interior design schools. If you decide to attend a interior design school in Gainesville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,356.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a interior design program in Gainesville. And if you live on campus at one of the Gainesville-based interior design schools, you will have an added expense of $9,772 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,056.
Many interior design graduates choose to work as interior designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gainesville, your job prospects are good. The number of interior designers in Gainesville is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.