With an overall population of 13,472 and a student population of 16,968, approximately 16,968 of Boone students attend one of Boone's schools that offer interior design programs.
Appalachian State University is the largest interior design school in Boone, based on student population. In 2010, Appalachian State University graduated approximately 32 students from its interior design program.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with an interior design degree in Boone. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boone interior design schools was an average of $25,012 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for interior design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in interior design, if you decide to work as an interior designer in Boone, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 interior designers in North Carolina were working in the greater Boone area. The government projects that the number of interior designers in Boone will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
As an interior designer in Boone, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,080 per year. This is higher than the average salary for interior designers in the state.