With an overall population of 107,789 and a student population of 16,251, approximately 7,857 of South Bend students attend one of South Bend's schools that offer interior design programs.
The largest interior design school in South Bend, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral with credentials in interior design.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in interior design from interior design schools in South Bend in 2010. If you decide to attend a interior design school in South Bend, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,090.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for interior design related books and supplies each year.
Many interior design graduates choose to work as interior designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in South Bend, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 interior designers in Indiana were working in the greater South Bend area. South Bend's interior designer workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an interior designer in South Bend is $20,530 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for interior designers.