With an overall population of 651,154 and a student population of 99,295, approximately 2,084 of Baltimore students attend one of Baltimore's schools that offer interior design programs.
Of the 1 interior design schools in Baltimore, the largest interior design school, by student population, is Maryland Institute College of Art. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Interior Design program at Maryland Institute College of Art.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an interior design degree in Baltimore. If you decide to attend a interior design school in Baltimore, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $34,090.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,450 for interior design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,450 per year, on average, for room and board at Baltimore-based interior design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,940.
After graduating with your credentials in interior design, if you decide to work as an interior designer in Baltimore, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,760 interior designers in Maryland, 410 were working in the greater Baltimore area. The government projects that the number of interior designers in Baltimore will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an interior designer in Baltimore is $42,800 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for interior designers.