Indianapolis has a general population of 781,870 and an overall student population of 72,461. Approximately 30,383 of Indianapolis's students are enrolled in schools that offer interior design programs.
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is the largest interior design school in Indianapolis, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Interior Design program at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in interior design from interior design schools in Indianapolis in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Indianapolis's interior design schools was $22,859 per year for instate students and $37,756 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $672 for interior design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Indianapolis-based interior design schools, you will have an added expense of $7,944 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,315.
After graduating with your credentials in interior design, if you decide to work as an interior designer in Indianapolis, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,240 interior designers in Indiana, 510 were working in the greater Indianapolis area. By the year 2018, the number of interior designers is expected to increase by 15% in Indianapolis. 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 Indianapolis is $35,130 per year, which is higher than the average for interior designers state-wide.
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